Crowley takes command of 52nd CES

A brochure is held before the start of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, exchanged command of the 52nd CES from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, incoming 52nd CES commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

A brochure is held before the start of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, exchanged command of the 52nd CES from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, incoming 52nd CES commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Airmen and community members wait the arrival of the official party before the start of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. More than 200 Airmen and community members attended the ceremony in which U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, relinquished command to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, incoming 52nd CES commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Airmen and community members wait the arrival of the official party before the start of the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. More than 200 Airmen and community members attended the ceremony in which U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, relinquished command to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, incoming 52nd CES commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, left, pins a Meritorious Service Medal on U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron commander, during the 52nd CES change of command at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States and friendly foreign nations who distinguished themselves by outstanding noncombat meritorious achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, left, pins a Meritorious Service Medal on U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron commander, during the 52nd CES change of command at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States and friendly foreign nations who distinguished themselves by outstanding noncombat meritorious achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, 52nd CES commander, smile during the 52nd CES change of command at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. Crowley assumed command of the 52nd CES from Meeker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, 52nd CES commander, smile during the 52nd CES change of command at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. Crowley assumed command of the 52nd CES from Meeker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, left, passes the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, 52nd CES commander, middle, while U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, right, watches during a change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. The passing of the flag is tradition when changing command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, left, passes the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley, 52nd CES commander, middle, while U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Meeker, former 52nd CES commander, right, watches during a change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. The passing of the flag is tradition when changing command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --

The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 1, 2016. Here is more information about him.

Name/Rank: Lt. Col. Ryan Crowley

Organization: 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron

Where and When you Joined the AF (Source of Commissioning for Officers): I was commissioned via ROTC at Virginia Tech in December 2001 and reported to Nellis AFB as my first assignment in January 2002.

Off-duty time is for: Family, Travel, Playing/Watching Sports.

(Past three) Previous assignments:
- United States Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany

- Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

- 379th Civil Engineer Squadron, Al Udeid AB, Qatar

Organizational Goals:
C-E-S.  Focus on Customer Service, strive to be Excellent in everything we do, and take care of the Saber Engineer Family.

Work Philosophy:

Taking care of people, having a positive attitude, working as a team, and doing our best with every task will ensure the entire team is successful.