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Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, U.S. Central Command commander, passes the guidon to Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella Jr., U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, during a change of command ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 30, 2018. As CENTCOM’s Combined Force Air Component commander, Guastella is responsible for developing contingency plans and conducting air operations in a 20-nation area of responsibility covering Central and Southwest Asia. AFCENT, in concert with coalition, joint, and interagency partners, delivers decisive air, space and cyberspace capabilities for CENTCOM, allied nations, and the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro)