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53rd TSS welcomes new commander

Col. Steven Boatright presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Kendall Spencer.

U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Boatright, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander, left, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Kendall Spencer, incoming 53rd Test Support Squadron commander and former 82nd Aerial Target Squadron director of operations, right, during a change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 24, 2018. The 53rd TSS is charged with providing technical and staff functions in support of the Air Force's air-to-air and air-to-ground operational test programs to include the Weapon System Evaluation Program and other Department of Defense weapons tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

Col. Steven Boatright collects the ceremonial guidon from Lt. Col. Andrew Wistrcill.

U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Boatright, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander, left, collects the ceremonial guidon from Lt. Col. Andrew Wistrcill, outgoing 53rd Test Support Squadron commander, right, during a change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 24, 2018. Wistrcill relinquished command to Lt. Col. Kendall Spencer, former 82nd Aerial Target Squadron director of operations. The 53rd TSS is responsible for technical and staff functions in support of the Air Force's air-to-air and air-to-ground operational test programs to include the Weapon System Evaluation Program and other Department of Defense weapons tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kendall Spencer gives a speech during the squadron change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 24, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kendall Spencer, incoming 53rd Test Support Squadron commander and former 82nd Aerial Target Squadron director of operations, gives a speech during the squadron change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 24, 2018. During the ceremony, officiated by Col. Steven Boatright, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander, Spencer assumed command from Lt. Col. Andrew Wistrcill. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --