March 3, 2014
Romanian transit center celebrates major milestone
By Senior Master Sgt. Steve Horton
HQ 3rd Expeditionary Air Forces Public Affairs
MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania: The Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Passenger Transit Center celebrated a major milestone with a ceremony here Feb. 28 to mark the attainment of full operational capability.
Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Laurian Anastasof, chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff, co-hosted the event which marked a major joint, combined achievement and launched a new level of mission capability.
“The establishment of the transit center at Mihail Kogălniceanu strengthens an effective network of capabilities protecting the interests of the U.S. and our allies,” O’Connor said. “Our partnership helps to shape the region, build trust, and provide critical capabilities to our combatant…
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