McElhinney assumes command of 14th OG

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Lt. Col. William McElhinney assumed command of the 14th Operations Group during an assumption of command ceremony Jan. 6, 2020, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

The group conducts pilot training and Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals for more than 400 U.S. Air Force and international officers each year.

McElhinney is the former commander of the 43rd Flying Training Squadron, which administers and executes the Air Education and Training Command/Air Force Reserve Command Associate Instructor Pilot Program and provides Active, Guard, Reserve and Traditional Reserve IPs to augment the cadre of active-duty pilots conducting pilot training.