Former Grand Junction resident named Air Force base commander

Former Grand Junction resident David Been has assumed command of Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas.

Col. Been has served in the Air Force for 23 years. A master navigator, he has logged more than 3,800 flight hours, 850 of those in combat. Been graduated from Colorado State University in 1987 with a degree in political science and was commissioned that same year.