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R.S. Phoenix appoints new Sgt. Maj. Gomes, bids farewell to Sgt. Maj. Mains

Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix Marines form for the relief of Sgt. Maj. Wallace M. Mains and appointment of Sgt. Maj. Jerry Gomes during a ceremony at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 24, 2013. Mains’ service in the Marine Corps has spanned 25 years, and he will formally retire later this year. “As a prior drill instructor, I had a little bit of a skewed opinion of recruiters,” said Mains, a New Orleans native. “But being out here the past couple years made me truly realize how difficult this duty is.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken)



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This work, R.S. Phoenix appoints new Sgt. Maj. Gomes, bids farewell to Sgt. Maj. Mains [Image 7 of 7], by Sgt Tyler J. Bolken, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.24.2013

Date Posted:07.29.2013 18:19

Photo ID:983769

VIRIN:130724-M-XK427-445

Resolution:5019x3346

Size:2.78 MB

Location:LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, AZ, USGlobe

Hometown:NEW ORLEANS, LA, US

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