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Sailors in Afghanistan elevated to prestigious group

Jeff George, a individual augmentee corpsman attached to Combat Logistics Battalion 8, has a hat placed on his head during his promotion to the rank of chief petty officer symbolizing the significant transformation from petty officer first class Sept. 16, 2009, Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan.



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This work, Sailors in Afghanistan elevated to prestigious group [Image 3 of 6], by Cpl Daniel Flynn, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.16.2009

Date Posted:09.19.2009 16:43

Photo ID:205172

VIRIN:090916-M-#####-004

Resolution:2912x4368

Size:596.02 KB

Location:CAMP DWYER, AFGlobe

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