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Grissom commander removed from post

PERU, Ind. – Military officials say the commander at northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base has been removed from that position and is under investigation.

An Air Force spokesman said Col. Donald Buckley’s superiors lost confidence in his ability to command the 434th Air Refueling Wing at the base and are reviewing his performance. Col. Rob Palmer told the Kokomo Tribune (http://bit.ly/Qndcii) that Buckley is now working as a technician at the base.

Palmer declined to give any details about the investigation.

Grissom’s vice commander is temporarily leading the base.

Buckley has spent less than two years as the Grissom commander overseeing about 2,200 Air Force reservists and its 16 KC-135 Stratotanker refueling planes.

The Associated Press left a message seeking comment from Buckley with Grissom’s public affairs office.

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