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Thompson takes command of 931 MXG

(Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, takes the guidon from Col. Heath Fowler, the outgoing 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Fowler was the first commander of the 931 MXG, which stood up in 2016.

(Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, takes the guidon from Col. Heath Fowler, the outgoing 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Fowler was the first commander of the 931 MXG, which stood up in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

(Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, hands the guidon to Col. Robert Thompson, the incoming 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. As commander of the 931 MXG, Thompson is directly responsible for the training and readiness of more than 270 Reserve Citizen Airmen.

(Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, hands the guidon to Col. Robert Thompson, the incoming 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. As commander of the 931 MXG, Thompson is directly responsible for the training and readiness of more than 270 Reserve Citizen Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

Airmen from the 931st Maintenance Group prepare to give their first salute to Col. Robert Thompson, the incoming commander of the 931 MXG, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Thompson replaced Col. Heath Fowler, as the commander of the group.

Airmen from the 931st Maintenance Group prepare to give their first salute to Col. Robert Thompson, the incoming commander of the 931 MXG, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Thompson replaced Col. Heath Fowler, as the commander of the group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- (Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, takes the guidon from Col. Heath Fowler, the outgoing 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Fowler was the first commander of the 931 MXG, which stood up in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)