Like most new leaders, these past few months for Col. Leslie Maher have been a whirlwind of immersions, tours and meetings as she settled into her role as the 375th Air Mobility Wing and Installation commander.
In an operational environment where both sound decision making and innovative sense can mean the difference between victory and defeat, Air Mobility Command is leading the way by ensuring future battles and challenges will be placed in the hands of well-developed, bold leaders.
In February 2018, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons would receive funding to be used for Airmen-led innovations that increase readiness, reduce cost, return time back to Airmen or enhance lethality of the force.
Lt. Col. Brooke Matson is the new commander of the 458th Airlift Squadron. She recently took some time with 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs to answer some questions about her upcoming tenure as commander.