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Medical Group Commander represents Wing in Founder's Day Parade

Col. Allison Bowden, commander, 45th Medical Group, waves to the crowd during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

Col. Allison Bowden, commander, 45th Medical Group, waves to the crowd during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

Airmen from the 45th Security Forces Squadron were well received by an enthusiastic crowd during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

Airmen from the 45th Security Forces Squadron were well received by an enthusiastic crowd during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

Kids of all ages were entertained by “Snark” who walked almost the entire parade route.

Kids of all ages were entertained by “Snark” who walked almost the entire parade route.

Col. Ed  Rivera, 45th Space Wing Safety Chief, shakes hands with the 45th Space Wing mascot, “Snark” during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

Col. Ed Rivera, 45th Space Wing Safety Chief, shakes hands with the 45th Space Wing mascot, “Snark” during the annual Founder’s Day Parade held in Satellite Beach Saturday morning.

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. -- Col. Allison Bowden, commander, 45th Medical Group, represented the 45th Space Wing in the Founder's Day Parade held in Satellite Beach on Saturday, Nov. 3. She was accompanied by Airmen of the 45th Security Forces Squadron and the 45th Space Wing mascot "Snark' as she rode through the streets and passed out candy to onlookers. Also taking part were Airmen from the 333rd Recruiting Squadron and Sailors from the Naval Ordnance Test Unit.  

"I was very happy to represent the Wing at this event.  General Cotton (45th Space Wing Commander)  emphasizes the importance of supporting all our Space Coast communities. The Satellite Beach organizers did a tremendous job!" said Col. Bowden.