Col. David Iverson took command of the 366th Fighter Wing during a Tuesday morning ceremony at Mountain Home Air Force Base.
More than 200 members of the fighter wing were present, according to a press release from the base.
Iverson succeeds Col. Christopher Short, who has been nominated for a promotion to brigadier general and will become commander of the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
Previously, Iverson was director of operations for Headquarters U.S. Forces Japan at Yokota Air Base, Japan.