Col. Glen D. VanHerck is the new commander at Dyess Air Force Base.
He was introduced during a formal ceremony Tuesday.
Col. David B. Béen, the former commander, has been assigned to the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
VanHerck directs operations involving the wing's fleet of B-1 bombers in support of the Air Force's rapid-response, combat-ready force. He has diverse background that includes operational and training assignments in the F-15C and B-2A.
Béen spent two years as commander.
He has flown 1,200 combat hours in the B-1 during Operations Allied Force, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom, and has over 4,000 total flight hours.
A ceremony was held July 3rd; Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, commander of the 12th Air Force, Air Combat Command was the presiding official for the ceremony.