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23d Mission Support Group changes command

A photo of the wing commander speaking

Col. Dan Walls, 23d Wing commander, addresses attendees of the 23d Mission Support Group change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of an Airman holding a guidon

Chief Master Sgt. Bruce McPherson, 23d Mission Support Group chief enlisted manager, holds a guidon during the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the Mission Support Group commander speaking

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, addresses attendees of the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Stumpe's next assignment will be with Second Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the Mission Support Group commander speaking

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, speaks to his wife during the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Stumpe's next assignment will be with Second Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the Mission Support Group commander receiving a final salute

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, receives his final salute during the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the Mission Support Group commander relinquishing command

Col. Brian Stumpe, 23d Mission Support Group commander, relinquishes command of the 23d MSG during a change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. In order to stay within Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health guidelines, the passing of the guidon was replaced by the symbolic movement of the guidon from commander to commander. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the new Mission Support Group commander assuming command

Col. Brad Head, 23d Mission Support Group commander, assumes command of the 23d MSG during a change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. In order to stay within Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health guidelines, the passing of the guidon was replaced by the symbolic movement of the guidon from commander to commander. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

A photo of the new Mission Support Group commander speaking

Col. Brad Head, 23d Mission Support Group commander, addresses attendees of the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Head's previous assignment was as the Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation to the U.S. Missions to Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

An Airman salutes the new Mission Support Group commander

Col. Brad Head, 23d Mission Support Group commander, receives his first salute during the 23d MSG change of command ceremony July 23, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of a unit’s authority and responsibility from one commander to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hayden Legg)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --