Woolridge, a native of Springfield, Ill., is replacing Capt. Pat Moneymaker, who is rotating out of the flight demonstration squadron after a two-year stint.
Moneymaker, who was presented with a meritorious service medal, will go to Arlington, Va., for temporary duty. In June hewill transfer to San Diego as commander of Carrier Air Wing 14, aboard the USS Independence.
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