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May 27, 2015

U.S. Navy Capt. Ted Graske (Ret.) presents the Mameluke or Officer’s Sword to Staff Sgt. Patrick Poorbaugh during his commissioning ceremony at the Low Memorial Library Rotunda, Columbia University, New York City, May, 21. Poorbaugh became the first Marine in 40 years to commission from the school. Graske graduated from Columbia in 1959.

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