Auch named base commander [UPDATED]Published 10:31am Monday, October 10, 2011 Updated 10:31am Monday, October 10, 2011
Colonel Auch commands three groups, providing installation sup port to more than 18,000 Air Fore and Army personnel, including Headquarters Air Combat command, U.S. Army Training an Doctrine Command, three operational wings, two brigades an more than 20 major associate units.
Prior to the new assignment as Commander of the 633rd Col. Auch was the Commander of the 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group in Southwest Asia. He has received the Bronze Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters and Joint Service Achievement Medal.
He is the son of Rudy and Phyllis Auch of Fergus Falls.