Alaska fighter group gets new commander after Hill AFB transfer

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 4:08 PM


ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The 477th Fighter Group at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has a new commander.

Officials say Col. Tyler Otten took over the helm during a change of command ceremony at the Anchorage base Friday.

Otten replaces Col. Bryan Radliff, who is taking another command assignment at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

Otten — a native of Marysville, Wash. — received his commission in 1988 from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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