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Col. Mark Kelly receives Legion of Merit, relinquishes command of 4FW

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on April 1, 2010 3:18 PM

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News-Argus/MITCH LOEBER

Col. Patrick Doherty, right, officially takes command of the 4th Fighter Wing.

Col. Mark Kelly relinquished command of the 4th Fighter just after 2 p.m. during a ceremony on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Moments later, former Vice Commander Col. Patrick Doherty officially took the reins from 9th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. William Holland. For complete coverage of the ceremony, see Friday's News-Argus.