81st RCS change of command

passing of ceremonial guidon.

U.S. Air Force Col. Lance Wilkins, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander (left), passes the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Derrick Iwanenko, incoming 81st Range Control Squadron commander (right), during a change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 8, 2018. The 81st RCS traces its heritage back to July 1, 1957 as the inactivated 4756th Drone Squadron that was responsible for providing ground controlled intercept and range radar support to U.S. Air Force operational test and evaluation programs. The 81st RCS carries on the spirit of the 4756th with 2018 marking 61 years of service at Tyndall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah J. Soliz/Released)

passing of ceremonial guidon.

U.S. Air Force Col. Lance Wilkins, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander (left), collects the ceremonial guidon from Lt. Col. Adam Bright, outgoing 81st Range Control Squadron commander (right), during a change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 8, 2018. The 81st RCS serves as Air Combat Command’s only ground control intercept squadron that is tasked to support live-fire operational testing and evaluation of air-to-air weapons systems against a myriad of full-scale and subscale threat-representative targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah J. Soliz/Released)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --