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Ceremony honors veterans

ALBANY -- A ceremony on Friday honoring veterans brought past and present service members together in one room.

The Albany Marine Corps League held the event to honor the veterans who fought in the Pacific theater during World War II, specifically those who took part in the critical battle of Iwo Jima.

Sgt. Major John Calhoun from the Albany recruiting headquarters who took part in Desert Shield and Desert Storm talked about the example the World War II vets set for those who came after. "Those guys are what Marines look up to. They set a path for us to follow and set the bar high for us," he said.

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