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Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, renders his first salute as the leader of the 23d MSG during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Stumpe was previously the Director of Installations for U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT), Al Udeid AB, Qatar. He will take command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, renders his first salute as the leader of the 23d MSG during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Stumpe was previously the Director of Installations for U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT), Al Udeid AB, Qatar. He will take command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, gives remarks during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Stumpe spoke about the many contributions that outgoing 23d MSG commander, Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, made during her tenure and embraced the challenges of his new position as commander. Stumpe took command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, gives remarks during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Stumpe spoke about the many contributions that outgoing 23d MSG commander, Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, made during her tenure and embraced the challenges of his new position as commander. Stumpe took command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, left, 23d Mission Support Group commander, shares a laugh with Col. Brian Stumpe, incoming 23d MSG commander, during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018 at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility for their unit as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, left, 23d Mission Support Group commander, shares a laugh with Col. Brian Stumpe, incoming 23d MSG commander, during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018 at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility for their unit as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Team Moody Airmen salute during the playing of the national anthem as part of the 23d Mission Support Group’s change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Team Moody Airmen salute during the playing of the national anthem as part of the 23d Mission Support Group’s change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Members of the 23d Mission Support Group salute during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Members of the 23d Mission Support Group salute during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23d MSG recognized the formal transfer of authority and responsibility as Col. Susan Riordan-Smith relinquished command to Col. Brian Stumpe. The 23d MSG is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, 23d Mission Support Group commander, gives final remarks during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Riordan-Smith thanked the 1,500 men and women of the MSG that train, equip and deploy personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations during her tenure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Susan Riordan-Smith, 23d Mission Support Group commander, gives final remarks during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Riordan-Smith thanked the 1,500 men and women of the MSG that train, equip and deploy personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations during her tenure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Jennifer Short, left, presents a guidon to Col. Brian Stumpe as he assumes command of the 23d Mission Group during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Prior to assuming command, Stumpe was the Director of Installations for U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT), Al Udeid AB, Qatar. He will take command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, left, presents a guidon to Col. Brian Stumpe as he assumes command of the 23d Mission Group during a change of command ceremony, July 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Prior to assuming command, Stumpe was the Director of Installations for U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT), Al Udeid AB, Qatar. He will take command of the 23d MSG, which is comprised of six squadrons with approximately 1,500 personnel dedicated to training, equipping and deploying personnel support forces to build, protect and sustain air bases worldwide for combat air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

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