by Ron Walker

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November 16, 2012
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From the Halls of Montezuma to Smith Valley

One day I noticed the Stars and Stripes being flown over a Marine Corps flag next door. The Marines have landed. Doug Power is a sergeant major. There are more colonels in the Marine Corps than sergeant majors. Having just retired after 32 years, he is now the community plans and liaison person for the Marine Corps' Mountain Warfare Training Center on Sonora Pass.

In 1979, America's Ambassador to Iran, and a contingent of Marines were being held hostage in Teheran. In Phoenix, a segment of the high school graduating class decided to enlist in the Marine Corps. Doug Power …

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