39th OSS gains new commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Swengros (right), 39th Operations Support Squadron incoming commander, assumes command of the 39th OSS from Col. James Zirkel, 39th Weapons System Security Group commander, during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 39th OSS leads airfield and support operations to support U.S., and coalition forces operating here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Swengros (right), 39th Operations Support Squadron incoming commander, assumes command of the 39th OSS from Col. James Zirkel, 39th Weapons System Security Group commander, during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 39th OSS leads airfield and support operations to support U.S., and coalition forces operating here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Obadiah Ritchey, 39th Operations Support Squadron director of operations, stands in formation during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Obadiah Ritchey, 39th Operations Support Squadron director of operations, stands in formation during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

A U.S. Air Force Airman  assigned to the Incirlik Air Base Honor Guard prepares to present the colors during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base , Turkey. Lt. Col. Robert Grant, 39th Operations Support Squadron outgoing commander, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Richard Swengros, 39th OSS incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the Incirlik Air Base Honor Guard prepares to present the colors during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base , Turkey. Lt. Col. Robert Grant, 39th Operations Support Squadron outgoing commander, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Richard Swengros, 39th OSS incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Swengros (right), 39th Operations Support Squadron incoming commander, assumes command of the 39th OSS from Col. James Zirkel, 39th Weapons System Security Group commander, during a change of command ceremony, June 1, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 39th OSS leads airfield and support operations to support U.S., and coalition forces operating here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)