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032712tvflagpass.New, incoming Commanding General of the Surface Deployment and Distrubution Command (SDDC) Major General Thomas Richardson (left), hands the flag over to SDDC Command Sgt. Major Cedric Thomas (right) following a formal passing of the flag to Richardson, one part of the Change of Command Ceremony held inside Hangar One Tuesday morning.  The tradition of passing the flag signifies that the command has passed from one commander to another.  Thomas assisted in this part of the ceremony, during which Richardson assumed command of the SDDC from outgoing Major General Kevin Leonard (not in photo) who also retired.  .BND/TIM VIZER    with Bowen story