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File Photo: FILE – Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during the NCOA Vanguard Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nev., July 12, 2012. (Defense Department photo/Released)

Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia encourages Americans to honor service members this Armed Forces Day.
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President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson …
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