New 311 TRS commander takes over

Members of the 311th Training Squadron take part in a change-of-command ceremony June 21 at Soldier Field at Presidio of Monterey, Calif., home to the Defense Language Institute, a joint-military training center. The 311 TRS is one of three geographically separated units under the 17th Training Wing at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. The 311 TRS has more than 1,700 people assigned to it. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Sal Marullo)

Members of the 311th Training Squadron take part in a change-of-command ceremony June 21 at Soldier Field at Presidio of Monterey, Calif., home to the Defense Language Institute, a joint-military training center. The 311 TRS is one of three geographically separated units under the 17th Training Wing at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. The 311 TRS has more than 1,700 people assigned to it. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Sal Marullo)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- A change-of-command ceremony was held June 21 for the 311th Training Squadron at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif.

Lt. Col. Paul Issler took command from Lt. Col. Marilyn Rogers, who is headed to the National Air & Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Lt. Col. Issler comes from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., where he was an intelligence planner assigned to U.S. Central Command. He has also been an action officer at Headquarters U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., as well as a branch chief at Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command.

Lt. Col. Issler earned his bachelor's degree in political science at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio, graduating cum laude in 1989. Lt. Col. Issler received his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Lt. Col. Issler's military awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Aerial Achievement Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters and the Air Force Achievement Medal.