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‘Light Guard’ Inducts New NCO’s to Corps

Newly inducted non-commissioned officers repeat thunderously the Creed of the NCO during the Task Force Light Guard NCO Induction Ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 31.

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This work, ‘Light Guard’ Inducts New NCO’s to Corps [Image 1 of 7], by SGT Edwin Rodriguez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.30.2011

Date Posted:05.31.2011 08:57

Photo ID:408946



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Leaders of the Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Resolute gathered May 11 on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to recognize the passing of the 45 sergeants and staff sergeants into the ranks of the United States Army Non-commissioned Officer Corps.

First Sgt. William Jones, Headquarters Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Resolute, lights one of three candles during the non-commissioned officer induction ceremony May 11 on Kandahar Airfield. The red candle represents the past and the blood that was shed; the white candle represents the present and purity; and the blue candle represents the future and loyalty to our country.


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