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Team V recognizes new chiefs

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, former 14th Air Force command chief, speaks during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, former 14th Air Force command chief, speaks during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, former 14th Air Force command chief, speaks during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. James MacKinley, former 14th Air Force command chief, speaks during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. William Gardner, the Nation Reconnaissance Office superintendent, Senior Master Sgt. David Ovesen, the 30th Space Communications Squadron superintendent, and Senior Master Sgt. John Prather, the 30th Logistic Readiness Squadron superintendent, light a candle representing the chief master sergeant rank during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. William Gardner, the Nation Reconnaissance Office superintendent, Senior Master Sgt. David Ovesen, the 30th Space Communications Squadron superintendent, and Senior Master Sgt. John Prather, the 30th Logistic Readiness Squadron superintendent, light a candle representing the chief master sergeant rank during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Chrishneil Raj, a 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron unit deployment manager, lights a candle representing the technical sergeant rank during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Chrishneil Raj, a 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron unit deployment manager, lights a candle representing the technical sergeant rank during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. This event was held to recognize Team V's newest chief selects into the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Lusson, the 30th Operations Group superintendent, reads the "Chief's Charge" during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. The "Chief's Charge" is read to remind the selected chief's of their responsibilities and the expectations of their new appointed rank. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Lusson, the 30th Operations Group superintendent, reads the "Chief's Charge" during Vandenberg's Annual Chief's Recognition Ceremony at the Pacific Coast Club here Saturday, March 3, 2012. The "Chief's Charge" is read to remind the selected chief's of their responsibilities and the expectations of their new appointed rank. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)