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    A Soldier For Life - Maj. Satomi Mack-Martin

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    FORT GILLEM, GA, GA, UNITED STATES

    12.17.2021

    Video by Maj. Satomi Mack-Martin 

    3rd Medical Command Deployment Support

    Maj. Satomi Mack-Martin, public affairs officer with the 3d Medical Command Deployment Support, describes her journey after serving 23 years in the Army Reserve.

    "My civilian and military career have really benefited one another," states Maj. Mack-Martin.

    After attending film school at USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, Calif., she transitioned her Army Reserve career to working within public affairs.

    "For me, with being in public affairs," she stated, "I've been able to bring a sense of storytelling to the products I've created here."

    Mack-Martin previously deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, as a finance officer where she oversaw a $2.1 billion dollar budget.

    "As a young soldier in Iraq, I used my platform to tell stories," she shares.

    Mack-Martin states she hosted events in Saddam Hussein's palace theater to help soldiers forget where they were, and to transition their thoughts onto something positive.

    Maj. Mack-Martin was previously enlisted as a combat medic before she commissioned as an officer from Winston-Salem State University and Wake Forest University ROTC program.

    She was also a company commander of an Army Reserve drill sergeant unit for Bravo company, 2/413th Regiment, 2nd Bridge, 95th Division in Los Alamitos, Calif.

    "I'm grateful for this career. I'm grateful for wearing this uniform, and the boots," says Maj. Mack-Martin. "I am and forever will be, a soldier for life."

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 12.17.2021
    Date Posted: 12.17.2021 13:49
    Category: Video Productions
    Video ID: 826212
    VIRIN: 211217-A-AF888-166
    Filename: DOD_108736722
    Length: 00:03:10
    Location: FORT GILLEM, GA, GA, US
    Hometown: SALISBURY, NC, US

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