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Early that morning, men bought alcohol from a nearby convenience store and paid for it with bloody money, a police sergeant said at the time.
Bernard Questel, an Army sergeant, and John Ippolito, a Marine Corps corporal, were recognized at a pinning ceremony at their caregiver service boardinghouse.
He was promoted to sergeant in 1997, moved to lieutenant in 2000, captain in 2006 and major in 2015.
He was promoted to sergeant in 1996 and retired from the force in 2004.
Gena Liappes to first sergeant, a ceremonial rank given to the most senior sergeant in the department.
Hartfield, in addition to being a police officer, was also a Nevada Army National Guard sergeant first-class and a youth football coach.
Nance has ruled that a Navy SEAL and an Army National Guard sergeant were wounded in firefights that likely would not have happened if Bergdahl had not gone missing.
Smith teamed up with Sam Meek, a Marine Corps sergeant who left the military in 2007 to work for a Wall Street hedge fund.
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