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Los Angeles Air Force Base Welcomes New Commander

General William Shelton (left), Air Force Space Command commander, passes the Space and Missile Systems Center flag to Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, incoming SMC commander, while Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski (right), outgoing SMC commander, looks on.

General William Shelton (left), Air Force Space Command commander, presents the Space and Missile Systems Center flag today at the Fort MacArthur parade ground in San Pedro, Calif., to Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves as he assumes command of SMC, while Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski (right), outgoing SMC commander, looks on. (US Air Force photo by Joe Juarez)

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. -- A change of command ceremony for the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center took place today at the Fort MacArthur parade ground in San Pedro, Calif. Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves assumes command from Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski in a ceremony officiated by General William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander.