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From Army Air Corps to US Air Force, 70-plus years later

Maria Bandouveres is presented a 70-year federal service pin by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James during a recognition ceremony in August 2015. Bandouveres has been federally employed at a myriad of organizations since June 1944. She currently serves as the executive assistant to Maj. Gen. Craig S. Olson, the C3I and Networks program executive officer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Herlihy)

PHOTO BY: Mark Herlihy
VIRIN: 150821-F-JW594-040.JPG
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