U.S. Air Force Col. Walter Fulda, 20th Mission Support group commander, passes the unit flag to Lt. Col. Terrence Walter, 20th Civil Engineering Squadron commander, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. June 21, 2012.Changes of command are military tradition that represent the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding officials to the upcoming official. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley L. Gardner/ Released)
U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher M. Sheffield, 20th Security Forces Squadron incoming commander, takes the flag from Col. Walter J. Fulda, 20th Mission Support Group commander, while Lt. Col. Mark R. Walsh, 20th Security Forces Squadron outgoing commander, watches them during the 20th SFS change of command ceremony at the Community Activity Center, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 22, 2012. Sheffield replaced Walsh and will be responsible for protecting the United States’ largest F-16 fighter wing while presiding over 250 security forces members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber E. N. Jacobs/Released)
U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Borsos, 20th Medical Group commander, hands the command of the 20th Medical Operations Squadron over to Lt. Col. Colleen Frohling at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 20, 2012. Frohling is the new MDOS commander. Frohling arrived to Shaw from Fort Sam Houston, TX as the chief nurse of the 937th Training Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hunter Brady/Released)
U.S. Air Force Col. Walter Fulda, 20th Mission Support Group commander, hands command of the 20th Communications Squadron over to Lt. Col. Kevin Wilson at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 26, 2012. Wilson is the new 20th CS commander. Wilson was a branch chief assigned to the Air Force Information Technology efficiencies division of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hunter Brady/Released)
6/22/2012 - SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Summer in military life is permanent-change-of-station move time, and like every summer, many Shaw units are gaining new commanders. This set of images shows a few of the change of command ceremonies that have taken place within the last week.