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August 3, 2014 6:14 PM

Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima veteran recounts history during Parris Island visit

Retired Sgt. Maj. William M. Braddock, lives in Pensacola, Fla., recently visited Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, where he once served as a drill instructor. It was a rare opportunity, since Braddock is one of a diminishing group of men who was serving at Pearl Harbor during the bombing by the Japanese and was in the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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