Col Sean BoyleColonel Sean Boyle is leaving 22 Wing.

The commander of CFB North Bay has been named the the commander of Air Task Force Iraq, which is Canada’s contribution to the middle east stabilization force.

He says his 6 month tour of duty will be based out of Kuwait and he will supervise 350 personnel.

Col. Boyle says he was asked if he was interested in the post in January and he put his name forward.

Col. Boyle He says he will officially turn over command of the Wing to Colonel Henrik Smith, which will happen next Wednesday.

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