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Warrant Officer Corps celebrates 95th Birthday in Kuwait

Left to Right; Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Russell, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Paul Jenschke, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Danielle McClain, all assigned to the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, cut a cake in honor of the Warrant Officer Corps’ 95th Birthday, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 9th, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by SGT Mark Scovell/Released)



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This work, Warrant Officer Corps celebrates 95th Birthday in Kuwait, by SGT Mark Scovell, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.09.2013

Date Posted:07.09.2013 11:26

Photo ID:967907

VIRIN:130709-A-AY590-018

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:880.76 KB

Location:CAMP BUEHRING, KWGlobe

Hometown:FREDERICKSBURG, TX, US

Hometown:HELENA, MT, US

Hometown:INDIANOLA, MS, US

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