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Commander’s journey on the less traveled road

Air National Guard Col. Richard W. Wedan, right, pauses for a photograph with his wife, Liz, and son, 2nd Lt. Steven Wedan, following his “fini flight” in an F-15 Eagle as commander of the 142nd Fighter Wing. 2nd Lt. Steven Wedan flew in the backseat of Col. Wedan’s wingman jet, piloted by Col. Paul T. Fitzgerald, 142nd Fighter Wing Vice Commander. Col. Fitzgerald assumed command of the wing during a ceremony held at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., Feb. 7. Following in his dad’s footsteps, Lt. Wedan is scheduled to graduate from Air Force pilot training next week. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs/Released)

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