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35th Medical Support Squadron Assumption of Command

A service member on the right renders a salute to another service member and a guidon bearer while audience members watch.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ezekiel S. Malone, 35th Medical Support Squadron commander, renders his first salute to members of the 35th MDSS during an assumption of command ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2021. The 35th MDSS operates the 35th Medical Group Laboratory, Outpatient Records, Pharmacy, and Cough and Cold Clinic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leon Redfern)

A service member talks while standing behind a podium.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ezekiel S. Malone delivers his first remarks as the 35th Medical Support Squadron commander during an assumption of command ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2021. Prior to taking command of the 35th MDSS, Malone served as the deputy commander of the 455th Expeditionary Medical Group while he simultaneously served as the commander of the 455th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leon Redfern)

A female service member on the left passes a guidon to a male service member on the right.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ezekiel S. Malone, 35th Medical Support Squadron commander, takes the guidon from Col. Melissa J. Dooley, 35th Medical Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2021. Prior to taking command of the 35th MDSS, Malone served as the deputy commander of the 455th Expeditionary Medical Group while he simultaneously served as the commander of the 455th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leon Redfern)

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan --

On July 22, 2021, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ezekiel S. Malone took command of the 35th Medical Support Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan.