Col. James Phillips, former 919th Special Operations Wing commander, pins the Legion of Merit medal on Col. Brian Stahl following his retirement from the Air Force July 15, 2018 at Duke Field, Fla. Stahl, who assumed command of the 919th Special Operations Mission Support Group in January 2014, completed 29 years of service and deployed in support of contingency operations in the Middle East as recently as 2016 prior to his retirement. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Michael Weaver)