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Ryder promoted to general officer

Col. Lyle Drew, Air Force Materiel Command Director of Staff, addresses the audience at the start of the promotion ceremony for Col. Jeannine Ryder, Air Force Materiel Command Surgeon General, to the rank of brigadier general at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Aug. 3. Ryder is now one of only a small number of general officers in the U.S. Air Force Medical Service. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Col. Lyle Drew, Air Force Materiel Command Director of Staff, addresses the audience at the start of the promotion ceremony for Col. Jeannine Ryder, Air Force Materiel Command Surgeon General, to the rank of brigadier general at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Aug. 3. Ryder is now one of only a small number of general officers in the U.S. Air Force Medical Service. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command Deputy Commander, speaks to the audience about the career and attributes of Col. Jeannine Ryder, Air Force Materiel Command Surgeon General, prior to her promotion to general officer Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command Deputy Commander, speaks to the audience about the career and attributes of Col. Jeannine Ryder, Air Force Materiel Command Surgeon General, prior to her promotion to general officer Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

The audience gestures their hands to represent the number one as Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command Deputy Commander, lauds Col. Jeannine Ryder for high achievement throughout her career Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

The audience gestures their hands to represent the number one as Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command Deputy Commander, lauds Col. Jeannine Ryder for high achievement throughout her career Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Col. Lyle Drew announces the general officer promotion as Lt. Gen Carl Schaefer and Col. Jeannine Ryder stand at attention Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Col. Lyle Drew announces the general officer promotion as Lt. Gen Carl Schaefer and Col. Jeannine Ryder stand at attention Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Col. Jeannine Ryder smiles as her family pins the rank of brigadier general on her uniform Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Col. Jeannine Ryder smiles as her family pins the rank of brigadier general on her uniform Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder's family stands by her as she accepts her new rank,  Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder's family stands by her as she accepts her new rank, Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder swears an oath for the first time as a newly-promoted general officer, Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder swears an oath for the first time as a newly-promoted general officer, Aug. 3 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder expresses her gratitude towards her friends, family and coworkers, Aug. 3, following her promotion to general officer at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder expresses her gratitude towards her friends, family and coworkers, Aug. 3, following her promotion to general officer at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder expresses her gratitude towards her friends, family and coworkers, Aug. 3, following her promotion to general officer at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder expresses her gratitude towards her friends, family and coworkers, Aug. 3, following her promotion to general officer at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (photo by Darrius Parker)

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