659th ISRG receives Drake as new commander

Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Aaron Drake, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Aaron Drake, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, Col. Parker Wright and Col. Aaron Drake approach their seats during the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, Col. Parker Wright and Col. Aaron Drake approach their seats during the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Aaron Drake, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, give his welcoming remarks during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Aaron Drake, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, give his welcoming remarks during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, receives a relinquishing command salute from Col. Parker Wright, during the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, receives a relinquishing command salute from Col. Parker Wright, during the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Chief Master Sgt. John Holly, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group superintendent, holds the guidon as Col. Parker Wright give his final remarks as the outgoing commander during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. Assuming command of the 659th ISRG is Col. Aaron Drake, who was previously the National Defense Fellow, Center for a New American Security Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Chief Master Sgt. John Holly, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group superintendent, holds the guidon as Col. Parker Wright give his final remarks as the outgoing commander during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. Assuming command of the 659th ISRG is Col. Aaron Drake, who was previously the National Defense Fellow, Center for a New American Security Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Squadrons that comprise the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group present their Flag during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Squadrons that comprise the 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group present their Flag during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016 at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- Col. Thomas Hensley, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Aaron Drake, 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, during the 659th ISRG change of command ceremony June 29, 2016, at Fort George G. Meade, Md. The 659th ISRG conducts global integrated cyber ISR operations with Air Force, Joint, and Intelligence Community partners to detect, characterize, and mitigate cyber threats, exploit computer networks and enable full-spectrum cyberspace operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)