Change of Command at Tyndall Air Force Base

Brig. Gen. Jack B. Egginton handed over command of the 325th Fighter Wing to Col. Tod. D. Wolters in a change of command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base Friday.

Colonel Wolters joins Tyndall from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, where he served as the 47th Flying Training Wing commander.

As commander of the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall, Colonel Wolters will be responsible for more than 4,800 personnel, F-15 and F-22A aircraft, and providing support for approximately 1,400 additional personnel in 30 associate units.

The wing is the exclusive active-duty training unit for F-15 pilots and the only training location for F-22A pilots and air battle managers. The 325th Fighter Wing is also responsible for training intelligence officers, maintainers and other support specialties for worldwide assignment to combat Air Force units.

Colonel Wolters is a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he received his commission. He has commanded at the squadron, group and wing level, and he is a command pilot with more than 4,500 flying hours in the F-22, F-15, OV-10 and T-38.

General Egginton will now serve as deputy director of operations at the U.S. Central Command Headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.