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17th Medical Group Change of Command

U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, the new 17th Medical Group Commander, receives the guideon from Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, during the 17th MDG Change of Command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. Urbanski previously served as commander of the 81st Medical Support Squadron out of Keesler Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, the new 17th Medical Group Commander, receives the guideon from Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, during the 17th MDG Change of Command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. Urbanski previously served as commander of the 81st Medical Support Squadron out of Keesler Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Van De Walle, 17th Medical Group Commander, passes the unit guideon to Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, during the 17th MDG Change of Command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The event honored Van De Walle’s service to his unit and welcomed its new commander Col. Janet Urbanski. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Van De Walle, 17th Medical Group Commander, passes the unit guideon to Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, during the 17th MDG Change of Command ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The event honored Van De Walle’s service to his unit and welcomed its new commander Col. Janet Urbanski. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, presents a Meritorious Service certificate to Col. Steven Van De Walle, 17th Medical Group Commander, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The event honored Van De Walle’s service to his unit and welcomed its new commander Col. Janet Urbanski. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Downs, 17th Training Wing Commander, presents a Meritorious Service certificate to Col. Steven Van De Walle, 17th Medical Group Commander, at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The event honored Van De Walle’s service to his unit and welcomed its new commander Col. Janet Urbanski. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, the new 17th Medical Group Commander, receives a command pin at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The pinning ceremony symbolizes filling the role of commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Janet Urbanski, the new 17th Medical Group Commander, receives a command pin at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, June 13, 2017. The pinning ceremony symbolizes filling the role of commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The 17th Medical Group celebrated their Change of Command at the Event Center June 13.

17th MDG welcomed their incoming commander, Col. Janet Urbanski, and thanked Col. Steven Van De Walle, 17th MDG commander, for his dedication and hard work.