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Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel retirement

Command Sgt. Major Thomas R. Capel (right) is presented a certificate of retirement by Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, United States Fores Korea, during Capel's retirement ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., Nov. 14. Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division stood in formation during the event, supporting the grand finale of the former division command sergeant major's 36-year career. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta DiGregorio, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs.)

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This work, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel retirement [Image 2 of 5], by SGT Kissta DiGregorio, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.14.2013

Date Posted:11.14.2013 18:23

Photo ID:1052460



Size:385.45 KB


Hometown:ELLERBE, NC, US

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