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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, passes command to Col. Sean Tyler, 633rd Air Base Wing incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Tyler assumed command after serving as the Defense Logistics Agency executive officer to the director, Fort Belvoir, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist (left), 9th Air Force commander, passes command to Col. Sean Tyler, 633rd Air Base Wing incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Tyler assumed command after serving as the Defense Logistics Agency executive officer to the director, Fort Belvoir, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, incoming 633rd Air Base Wing commander, receives his first salute from the wing’s service members during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Before assuming command, Tyler served as the executive officer to the director at the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, incoming 633rd Air Base Wing commander, receives his first salute from the wing’s service members during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Before assuming command, Tyler served as the executive officer to the director at the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller, 633rd Air Base Wing former commander, relinquishes command to Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Miller served two years as commander of the 633rd ABW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller, 633rd Air Base Wing former commander, relinquishes command to Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Miller served two years as commander of the 633rd ABW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. service members stand in formation during the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. The incoming commander, U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, previously served at Langley in a variety of positions throughout his career, including as a flight commander, executive officer and deputy group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. service members stand in formation during the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. The incoming commander, U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, previously served at Langley in a variety of positions throughout his career, including as a flight commander, executive officer and deputy group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

Joint honor guard members present the colors during the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller relinquished command to Col. Sean Tyler after two years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

Joint honor guard members present the colors during the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller relinquished command to Col. Sean Tyler after two years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese)

U.S. Army Col. Herbert Joliat, 633rd Air Base Wing vice commander, leads the command’s service members in offering a salute as the national anthem plays during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler assumed command from U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller after two years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Army Col. Herbert Joliat, 633rd Air Base Wing vice commander, leads the command’s service members in offering a salute as the national anthem plays during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler assumed command from U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller after two years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing command chief, participates in the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. The wing activated Jan. 7, 2010 and is one of 12 joint military installations in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing command chief, participates in the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. The wing activated Jan. 7, 2010 and is one of 12 joint military installations in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. service members salute during a rendition of the national anthem at the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the unit, which provides installation support to more than 18,000 Airmen, Soldiers and civilians across two major command headquarters, 13 operational wings and Army brigades, and more than 20 associate units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

U.S. service members salute during a rendition of the national anthem at the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the unit, which provides installation support to more than 18,000 Airmen, Soldiers and civilians across two major command headquarters, 13 operational wings and Army brigades, and more than 20 associate units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

Sheri Tyler, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, 633rd Air Base Wing commander, receives a gift during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Tyler assumed command from U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller and previously served at Langley in a variety of positions throughout his career, including as a flight commander, executive officer and deputy group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

Sheri Tyler, wife of U.S. Air Force Col. Sean Tyler, 633rd Air Base Wing commander, receives a gift during the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Tyler assumed command from U.S. Air Force Col. Caroline Miller and previously served at Langley in a variety of positions throughout his career, including as a flight commander, executive officer and deputy group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing vice command chief, participates in the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the unit, which provides installation support to more than 18,000 Airmen, Soldiers and civilians across two major command headquarters, 13 operational wings and Army brigades, and more than 20 associate units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing vice command chief, participates in the 633rd ABW change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the unit, which provides installation support to more than 18,000 Airmen, Soldiers and civilians across two major command headquarters, 13 operational wings and Army brigades, and more than 20 associate units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

U.S. service members attend the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the wing from Col. Caroline Miller who led the wing for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)
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U.S. service members attend the 633rd Air Base Wing change of command ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2017. Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the wing from Col. Caroline Miller who led the wing for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. --

U.S. service members and civilians welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony June 22.

Col. Sean Tyler assumed command of the unit which provides installation support to more than 18,000 Airmen, Soldiers and civilians across two major command headquarters, 13 operational wings and Army brigades, and more than 20 associate units.

Upon assuming command following the passing of the colors, a time-honored military tradition, Tyler addressed the wing.

“I’m excited to be taking this new position and coming back to Joint Base Langley-Eustis. It’s great to hear jet noise again,” Tyler said. “I look forward to supporting the JBLE mission, our community and our families as we continue to strive to be the model joint base for the Department of Defense.”

Tyler previously served at Langley in a variety of positions throughout his career, including as a flight commander, executive officer and deputy group commander. Before assuming command, Tyler served as the executive officer to the director at the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Maj. Gen. Scott J. Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony where he welcomed Tyler to his new role.

“Taking the helm of the 633rd [Air Base Wing] is not for the faint of heart. The Air Force has done us a great service sending Colonel Tyler,” he said. “[Tyler], congratulations on taking command of this outstanding wing of Airmen, Soldiers and civilians. I know you feel honored … and you should.”

The men and women of JBLE also bid farewell to Col. Caroline Miller who relinquished command after two years of service.

“To all of the men and women of this great wing: thank you,” she said. “Unequivocally, we have made this wing and installation better.”

Miller will continue her career in Washington D.C. as Secretary of the Air Force legislative liaison officer.