129th Civil Engineering Command Officially Changes Hands

MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, Calif. -- The129th Rescue Wing, Civil Engineering Flight has a new commander. Lt. Col. Richard Maddox will relinquish command of 129th Civil Engineering and retire from the Air National Guard at a ceremony May 1, 2010. "It's nice to have gotten to this point," he said after his 24 years of service and four year command. "Of course I'm sad to leave and I'll miss everyone, but it's part of the career process." Maj. Bryan Ellis, the former 129th CE operations officer, is assuming command. "He'll be a wonderful commander," said Colonel Maddox. "We've worked together for a long time and I have every confidence in him to fulfill the job."