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Military Community Loses Pioneer

Retired Maj. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm, right, shakes hands with retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Anna Der-Vartanian during a Memorial Day ceremony held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., May 26, 2008. Der-Vartanian, who entered the military in 1943, one year after Holm, became the Navy's first woman master chief petty officer, the highest enlisted grade.



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This work, Military Community Loses Pioneer [Image 2 of 2], by Gerry Gilmore, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.26.2008

Date Posted:02.18.2010 15:41

Photo ID:252475

VIRIN:100218-O-#####-001

Resolution:500x373

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Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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