NEWS | Sept. 26, 2012

Team Charleston bids farewell to Col. Erik Hansen - 437th AW commander

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Joint Bae

Col. Erik Hansen will relinquish command of the 437th Airlift Wing to Col. Darren Hartford, at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 at Nose Dock 2, Bldg. 578 Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, S.C. The ceremony will be officiated by 18th Air Force Commander, Lt. Gen. Darren McDew.

Join Team Charleston in bidding farewell to Col. Hansen at the following events.

Fini Flight:
Come on out to the flight line to greet Col. Hansen Oct. 2 as he returns from his final flight as the 437th AW commander.

Golf Tournament - Wrenwoods Golf Course:
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Oct. 4 RSVP to Wrenwoods Golf Course at 963-1834 or e-mail

Farewell at the Charleston Club -Rookies:
Guests are asked to come dressed in golf attire or uniform of the day. There is a fee for the buffet. The social and buffet begin at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 and presentations begin at 3:45 p.m. RSVP to 963-3201 or e-mail