FORWARD OPERATING LOCATION MANTA, Ecuador -- Lt. Col. Robert Leonard formally relinquishes command of the 478th Expeditionary Operations Squadron, Forward Location Manta, Ecuador, to Col. Douglas Galipeau, 474th Air Expeditionary Group commander, during a change of command ceremony here August 20. Since Lt. Col. Leonard assumed command in August 2007, approximately 940 counterdrug missions were launched from the FOL. This enabled the Joint Interagency Task Force South and partner nations to disrupt or seize illegal drugs valued at approximately $4.12 billion during that time. (U.S. Air Force Photo/1Lt. Lauren Wright)
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