Wing welcomes new maintenance commander

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During a brief ceremony, Col. Kyle Hosman assumed command of the 482nd Maintenance Group at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida on March 30, 2022.

As commander, Hosman ensures the readiness of over 650 Air Force Reservists, active duty, and civilian members. The maintenance group’s mission is to ensure the air worthiness and combat mission readiness of over 25 F-16C aircraft, supporting the wing’s air combat and tactical training mission.

In 1989, Hosman enlisted in the Air Force and in 1998 graduated from California State University in Chico. In 2000, he entered officer training school.

The colonel has held numerous positions as an aircraft and munitions maintenance officer and commanded at the squadron and group levels. Prior to his current position, Hosman served as Chief of Air Force Reserve Protection Program Integration, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon.   

Col. Hosman has deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, Inherent Resolve, and Freedom’s Sentinel.