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311th TRS welcomes new commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, incoming commander of the 311th Training Squadron at the Presidio of Monterey, speaks during the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. The 311th Training Squadron develops world class language enabled warrior Airmen. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, incoming commander of the 311th Training Squadron at the Presidio of Monterey, speaks during the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. The 311th Training Squadron develops world class language enabled warrior Airmen. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Nicci Rucker, outgoing 311th Training Squadron commander, speaks during the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. Rucker has taken a position at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Nicci Rucker, outgoing 311th Training Squadron commander, speaks during the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. Rucker has taken a position at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, incoming 311th Training Squadron commander, receives the guidon, a symbol of command, from Col. Stephanie Kelley, assistant commandant and commander of the 517th Training Group at the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. Taylor comes to the Presidio of Monterey from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, incoming 311th Training Squadron commander, receives the guidon, a symbol of command, from Col. Stephanie Kelley, assistant commandant and commander of the 517th Training Group at the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. Taylor comes to the Presidio of Monterey from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

Members of the 311th Training Squadron salute their incoming commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, at the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021.  Taylor was previously the commander of Detachment 3 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

Members of the 311th Training Squadron salute their incoming commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Taylor, at the change of command ceremony at Soldier Field, Presidio of Monterey, California, June 4, 2021. Taylor was previously the commander of Detachment 3 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. (Photo courtesy of Natela Cutter)

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The 311th Training Squadron conducted a change of command ceremony on Soldier Field at the Presidio of Monterey, June 4.

The 311th TRS trains Airmen in basic language skills and advanced foreign languages at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center prior to students arriving to Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, for follow-on cryptologic linguist training.

The Presidio of Monterey welcomed Lt. Col. William Taylor, incoming commander of the 311th TRS, and thanked Lt. Col. Nicci Rucker, outgoing commander of the 311th TRS, for her hard work and dedication.

Col. Stephanie Kelley, 517th Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony.

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