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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. William Wheeler administers the oath of enlistment to Petty Officer 1st Class James Pineda, flag writer for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 19, 2017. Pineda's desire to re-enlist while serving in a deployed environment exemplifies the sense of commitment demonstrated each year, by the thousands of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who elect to turn their military service into a long-term career. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. William Wheeler administers the oath of enlistment to Petty Officer 1st Class James Pineda, flag writer for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 19, 2017. Pineda's desire to re-enlist while serving in a deployed environment exemplifies the sense of commitment demonstrated each year, by the thousands of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who elect to turn their military service into a long-term career. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
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