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  • Retirement Marks Marine Couple’s 21-Year Careers

    05/24/2010 5:19:11 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 654+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Lance Cpl. Claudio A. Martinez, USMC
    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan, May 24, 2010 – After 21 years of service, Master Sgts. Richard and Sabrina Bryan ended their Marine Corps careers during a retirement ceremony at the parade deck here May 17. Marine Corps Master Sgts. Richard and Sabrina Bryan salute during their retirement ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 17, 2010. The Bryans spent nearly 10 of their 21 years of military service together as husband and wife, and retired on the base where they met. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Claudio A. Martinez  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image...
  • Why We Serve: Air Force NCO Serves 21 Years, Still Going Strong

    08/24/2007 5:45:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 272+ views
    Why We Serve: ^ | Meghan Vittrup
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2007 – Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jeffrey Duncan has served for 21 years and still says there’s no end in sight. Duncan has had several opportunities to be commissioned as an Air Force officer. However, he said he prefers to be enlisted. “I chose to stay enlisted, because I like working with troops more,” he said. Duncan is one of eight servicemembers who have served overseas in the war on terrorism who have been chosen to speak to American communities and businesses across the nation in the Defense Department’s “Why We Serve” public outreach program. The...
  • NYPD cop serves with 3rd CAG after 21 years broken active-duty service

    06/29/2006 8:33:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 317+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Master Sgt. John Cordero
    RAMADI, Iraq (June 28, 2006) -- New York City Police Department Detective Evan L. Schwerner had nearly 21 years off active duty in the Marine Corps when in the four-year wake of Sept. 11, 2001, he decided he could better serve his family and country in the global war on terror as a Marine in Iraq. Cpl. Schwerner joined the Marine Corps Reserve in May 2005 as a hazardous material and waste Marine then volunteered to deploy with the 3rd Civil Affairs Group. He was subsequently assigned to the CAG’s Detachment 4, currently based at the Provincial Civil Military Operations...