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The State of California Veterans of Foreign Wars served free steaks during lunch aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar June 28. Available in High Definition.

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Date Taken:06.28.2012

Date Posted:06.29.2012 7:23PM


Video ID:148228




Location:CA, US

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