IN PICTURES: Retirement send-off of Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods

Thirty years of faithful service was honored with the retirement of a man who has the respect of Barksdale Air Force Base.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods retired on June 28, 2019, and the Airmen of Barksdale and Bossier Parish community thanked him for his service.

Here is the retirement ceremony in 7 pictures. Photos by Jacob Wrightsman.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods, 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, sits during his retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. Woods honorably served for 30 years.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods (right), 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, receives the Bronze Star Medal from Col. Michael J. Colvard (left), 2nd Maintenance Group commander, during a retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods (right), 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, receives the Bronze Star Medal from Col. Michael J. Colvard (left), 2nd Maintenance Group commander, during a retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods (right), 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, receives his certificate of retirement from Col. Michael J. Colvard (left), 2nd Maintenance Group commander, during a retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. Woods honorably served for 30 years.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods, 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, receives his retirement pin from his wife during his retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. Woods honorably served for 30 years.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods, 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, stands at attention during his retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. Woods honorably served for 30 years.

Chief Master Sgt. Quintus E. Woods, 2nd Maintenance Group superintendent, speaks during his retirement ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 28, 2019. Woods honorably served for 30 years.
Editor's note: We would like to thank the U.S. Air Force and Jacob Wrightsman for the photos above.