[SatNews] A change of command ceremony for the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center took place on June 19th, 2014, at the Fort MacArthur parade ground in San Pedro, California.
Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves assumes command from Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski in a ceremony officiated by General William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander.
Additionally, on this same day, dignitaries and former SMC commanders attended the unveiling of the Wall of Honor, which honors early space pioneers at a ceremony held at Los Angeles AFB.
The 2014 honorees include Karel Jan Bossart, Dr. Ivan Alexander Getting, Retired Brig. Gen. William King Jr., Retired Col. Frederic C.E. Oder, Dr. Simon Ramo, and Retired Maj. Gen. Osmond Jay Ritland.
The wall unveiling is one of a number of activities planned to mark SMC's 60th Anniversary.
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