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    Cmdr. Richard King is presented with his father's sword by his wife, Jennifer, during a ceremony Tuesday at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. King's father, who also served in the Navy, brought the sword into service 75 years ago.

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    Richard King, right, is sworn in Tuesday as a commander in the U.S. Navy at a ceremony at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. King is the interim chief of surgery and the trauma medical director at CMMC.

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    Dr. Richard King, left, receives a congratulatory hug from his U.S. Navy recruiter, NC1 Aboagye Richmond, after King was sworn in as a commander during a ceremony at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. King is the interim chief of surgery and the trauma medical director at CMMC.

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    Dr. Richard King speaks Tuesday at his commissioning as a commander in the U.S. Navy at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. King is the interim chief of surgery and the trauma medical director at CMMC.

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    Cmdr. Richard King sheathes his father's sword Tuesday during his commissioning into the U.S. Navy during a ceremony at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. King previously served in the Army.

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    Dr. Richard King's father, Dr. James David King, right, treats a Marine wounded in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in the early 1950s at Yokosuka Naval Hospital in Japan. The elder King was a captain in the U.S. Navy.

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