LATHAM , NY - Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, The Adjutant General of New York State (left), poses with Col. (ret) Eric Olsen, the former chaplain of the New York Army National Guard, after awarding Olsen the legion of merit during ceremonies here on Dec. 13. An Iraq veteran and Saranac Lake resident, Olsen retired after 30 years of service. The ceremonies included other awards, enlistments and a celebration of the National Guard's 377th Birthday.

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LATHAM , NY - Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, The Adjutant General of New York State (left), poses with Col. (ret) Eric Olsen, the former chaplain of the New York Army National Guard, after awarding Olsen the legion of merit during ceremonies here on Dec. 13. An Iraq veteran and Saranac Lake resident, Olsen retired after 30 years of service. The ceremonies included other awards, enlistments and a celebration of the National Guard's 377th Birthday.
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LATHAM , NY - Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, The Adjutant General of New York State (left), poses with Col. (ret) Eric Olsen, the former chaplain of the New York Army National Guard, after awarding Olsen the legion of merit during ceremonies here on Dec. 13. An Iraq veteran and Saranac Lake resident, Olsen retired after 30 years of service. The ceremonies included other awards, enlistments and a celebration of the National Guard's 377th Birthday. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, New York Army National Guard) Read the full story here: www.army.mil/article/112434/Through_the_Fire__Finding_Pea... ( http://www.army.mil/article/112434/Through_the_Fire__Finding_Peace__NY_Army_National_Guard_Chaplain_Preaches__The_New_Normal__for_Retur/ )

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