Wing commander bids farewell during final flight

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, boards a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Julazadeh has been the 52nd FW commander for two years and bode farewell during his last flight as a saber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, boards a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Julazadeh has been the 52nd FW commander for two years and bode farewell during his last flight as a saber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, prepares for his final flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This flight is an Air Force tradition commemorating the departure of a commander or accompanying a milestone in the career of an entire aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, prepares for his final flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This flight is an Air Force tradition commemorating the departure of a commander or accompanying a milestone in the career of an entire aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, lowers the canopy on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during his final flight May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Julazadeh has been the 52nd FW commander for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, lowers the canopy on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during his final flight May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Julazadeh has been the 52nd FW commander for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, pilots a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during take-off for his final flight as a saber, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This flight is an Air Force tradition commemorating the departure of a commander or accompanying a milestone in the career of an entire aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, pilots a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during take-off for his final flight as a saber, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. This flight is an Air Force tradition commemorating the departure of a commander or accompanying a milestone in the career of an entire aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, taxis a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft beneath two streams of water after landing, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.  The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron provided the two fire trucks in celebration of Julazadeh’s final flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, taxis a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft beneath two streams of water after landing, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron provided the two fire trucks in celebration of Julazadeh’s final flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing subdue U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander with tape, commemorating his final flight, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.  Julazadeh has been the wing commander for two years.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing subdue U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd Fighter Wing commander with tape, commemorating his final flight, May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Julazadeh has been the wing commander for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Spangdahlem community members spray U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd FW commander, with water after his final flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Members throughout the wing attended Julazadeh’s final flight ceremony.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

Spangdahlem community members spray U.S. Air Force Col. David Julazadeh, 52nd FW commander, with water after his final flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft May, 20, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Members throughout the wing attended Julazadeh’s final flight ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)