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Cover: Chairman honors grads

Louis A. Cabrera, left, Assistant Chief and Comptroller of the National Guard Bureau joins Maj. Gen. Glenn K. Rieth and Admiral Michael Mullen, right, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff as Pvt. Michael Milan, center, and Spc. Pedro Martinez receive the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal during the graduation ceremonies for Class 30 of the Youth ChalleNGe program on Aug. 29 at the Trenton War Memorial. The pair of 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers graduated from the Youth ChalleNGe before joining the National Guard. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen, 177FW/PA.


Guardlife Staff

Maj. Yvonne Mays
Capt. April Kelly

Tech. Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

Staff Writers/Photographers
Kryn Westhoven
Tech. Sgt. Barbara Harbison
Sgt. Wayne Woolley

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Inside Cover: Arena-size Welcome

Family and friends welcome home the Soldiers of the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at the Sovereign Bank Arena on June 12. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen, 177FW/PA.

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