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Bender Blues Uniform 1972
190320-G-G0000-8013.JPG Photo By: PHC J. Valesques

na - Uniform_CPO_1975 - YNCS Earl C. Mason (left) in the then-current double breasted jacket. Next to him on the right is the MCPOCG (BMCM) Charles L. Calhoun in the "new" Bender Blues-type uniform. Photo date: 14 January 1972; photographer: PHC J. Valesques.


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