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MAJ Jorge Vargas talks to WTVJ-TV about his duties during the 57th presidential inauguration.


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Date Taken:01.17.2013

Date Posted:01.17.2013 4:23PM

Category:Interviews

Video ID:279470

Filename:DOD_100684858

Length:00:10:22

Location:DC, US

Hometown:MIAMI, FL, US

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