Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran Rafael

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Rafael is a staff project manager with Northrop Grumman. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1998 as an aviation operations specialist and retired in November 2019 as a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear defense officer.  He deployed several times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and multiple Marine Expeditionary Unit deployments. […]

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Mark Waki: 38 Years of Perfecting Inspiration

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By Adam Ugolnik Throughout his childhood, Mark Waki wanted nothing more than to become a fighter pilot. With those dreams crushed due to poor eyesight, Waki was lost, searching for any opportunity to build a life around his greatest passion — military aircraft. A talented painter and model builder who grew up idolizing model box-top […]

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