Goodfellow leadership honored at convocation

Navy, Marine Corps, Army, 17th Mission Support Group, 17th Medical Group, 17th Training Group and 17th Training Wing leaders from Goodfellow Air Force Base are recognized with U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, for their contributions to the steadfast relationship between the installation and the community at San Angelo Independent School District’s annual convocation at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

Navy, Marine Corps, Army, 17th Mission Support Group, 17th Medical Group, 17th Training Group and 17th Training Wing leaders from Goodfellow Air Force Base are recognized with U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, for their contributions to the steadfast relationship between the installation and the community at San Angelo Independent School District’s annual convocation at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The event signifies the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year and included an armed forces salute, band and choir performances and inspirational presentations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

After arriving on stage U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, take a moment to greet the other guests of the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

After arriving on stage U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, and Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, take a moment to greet the other guests of the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The convocation recognizes the beginning of the new school year for the students and introduces the teachers, grounds keepers, custodians and other careers that it takes to make a school succeed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Borger, 17th Training Wing chaplain, offers the invocation for the San Angelo Independent School District annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Borger, 17th Training Wing chaplain, offers the invocation for the San Angelo Independent School District annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The event included recognition of Goodfellow Air Force Base personnel, an armed forces salute, band and choir performances and inspirational presentations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

Faculty and staff from the San Angelo Independent School District recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

Faculty and staff from the San Angelo Independent School District recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The event included recognition of Goodfellow Air Force Base personnel, an armed forces salute, band and choir performances and inspirational presentations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

Toni Hansen, 17th Mission Support Group deputy director, U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, 17th Medical Group commander, Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander and Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander are welcomed as guests of honor to the San Angelo Independent School District annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

Toni Hansen, 17th Mission Support Group deputy director, U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, 17th Medical Group commander, Col. Alex Ganster, 17th Training Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Stein, 17th Training Group superintendent, Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander and Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander are welcomed as guests of honor to the San Angelo Independent School District annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The event included an armed forces salute, band and choir performances and inspirational presentations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

Faculty and staff from the San Angelo Independent School District await the beginning of the annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

Faculty and staff from the San Angelo Independent School District await the beginning of the annual convocation signifying the kickoff of the 2017-2018 school year at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. The event included recognition of Goodfellow Air Force Base personnel, an armed forces salute, band and choir performances and inspirational presentations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, stands for recognition during the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, stands for recognition during the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. Local military leaders attended the convocation as guests, continuing a tradition of local engagement and support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, joins the 17th Training Wing, 17th Training Group, 17th Medical Group, 17th Mission Support Group, Army, Marine Corps and Navy leaders at the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017.

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, joins the 17th Training Wing, 17th Training Group, 17th Medical Group, 17th Mission Support Group, Army, Marine Corps and Navy leaders at the annual convocation of the San Angelo Independent School District at the Foster Communications Colosseum, San Angelo, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017. SAISD invited the military party due to the close relationship that Goodfellow Air Force Base has with San Angelo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

SAN ANGELO, Texas --

San Angelo Independent School District rings in the new school year with their annual convocation with leaders from Goodfellow Air Force Base, including Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, at the Foster Communications Colosseum Aug. 15.

During the event, leaders from GFAB were honored for their continued involvement and support of the community. Goodfellow continues looking towards future involvement with the residents of the San Angelo community.