Friday, June 19, 2015

53rd Wing gets new commander

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Col. Adrian Spain took over as commander of the 53rd Wing in a change of command ceremony Thursday. Spain, most recently commandant of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., took over from Col. Alexus Grynkewich. Also, there will be a change of command Friday for the 33rd Fighter Wing. Col. Lansing Pilch will assume command from Col. Todd Canterbury. (Sources: Team Eglin Public Affairs, 06/12/15, Northwest Florida Daily News, 06/18/15)