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Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, flies a C-130J Super Hercules over the Kanto Plains, Japan, June 9, 2020. This flight marks Jones' final flight on a C-130J at Yokota Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

The Jones family looks up for a flyover of a C-130J Super hercules during the fini flight of Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. As is tradition, a fini flight marks the final flight of a commander at an installation, providing colleagues, friends, and family the opportunity to celebrate their time together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Gilmore)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

A C-130J Super hercules piloted by Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, passes through the spray of two fire trucks at the conclusion of a fini flight at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. As is tradition, a fini flight marks the final flight of a commander at an installation, providing colleagues, friends, and family the opportunity to celebrate their time together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Gilmore)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Chief Master Sgt. John E. Payne, 374th Airlift Wing command chief, left, and Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, look out the window of a C-130J Super Hercules after his final flight, June 9. 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Jones accepted command of Yokota, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Members of the 374th Airlift Wing celebrate Col. Otis Jones',374th AW commander, final flight on a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Members of the 374th Airlift Wing celebrate Col. Otis Jones', 374th AW commander, final flight on a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Members of the 374th Airlift Wing celebrate Col. Otis Jones', 374th AW commander, final flight on a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. Jones celebrated his final flight with his family and command team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Members of the 374th Airlift Wing pose for a group photo with Col. Otis Jones,374th AW commander, after his final flight on a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 9, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota

Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, has a chat with pilots and crew assigned to the 459th Airlift Squadron before his final trip in a UH-1N Iroqois at Yokota Air Base, Japan June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Col. Jones completes final flight at Yokota
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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, accepts a coin from Lt. Col Scott Adams, 459th Airlift Squadron Commander after his final flight in a C-12 Huron on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, delivers a speech after his final flight on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Members from the 459th Airlift Squadron greet Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander after landing his final time on the Yokota Air Base flightline, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, lands for the last time on the Yokota Air Base Flightline in a C-12 Huron for his final flight at Yokota Air Base Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, speaks with UH-1N Iroquois pilots assigned to the 459th Airlift Squadron before his final trip in a UH-1N on Yokota Air Base Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, performs pre-flight checks in a C-12 Huron for his final flight at Yokota Air Base Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, performs pre-flight checks in a C-12 Huron for his final flight at Yokota Air Base Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, steps into a C-12 Huron for his final flight at Yokota Air Base Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, lands in a UH-1N Iroquois at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 10, 2020, for his final trip in a helicopter before relinquishing command. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Col Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing Commander, places his patch on the 459th Airlift Squadron heritage wall after his final flight in a C-12 Huron on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 10, 2020. Jones accepted command of Yokota Air Base, July 20, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider. U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, presents a Legion of Merit medal to Col. Otis Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, June 2, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The medal is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

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Col. Otis Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, speaks after being presented a Legion of Merit medal, June 2, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.The medal is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

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