Sergeant Maj. Micheal Barrett, right, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, reads the meritorious promotion warrant of Lance Cpl. Miguel Mercedes, an ammunition technician specialist with Redeployment and Retrograde in support of Reset and Reconstitution Operations Group, during his meritorious promotion ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2014. General James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, meritoriously promoted Mercedes, a native of Bronx, New York, to the rank of corporal during his final visit to Helmand province. Commandant, Sergeant Major of t

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Sergeant Maj. Micheal Barrett, right, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, reads the meritorious promotion warrant of Lance Cpl. Miguel Mercedes, an ammunition technician specialist with Redeployment and Retrograde in support of Reset and Reconstitution Operations Group, during his meritorious promotion ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2014. General James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, meritoriously promoted Mercedes, a native of Bronx, New York, to the rank of corporal during his final visit to Helmand province. Commandant, Sergeant Major of t

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