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It's a rare occasion when someone who recruited a person into the Navy keeps in touch with the Sailor many years later. It's even more rare when that recruit ascends the ranks from E-1 to E-6 to 0-6. But that's when happened when Master Chief Doug Garner was introduced to the audience. Garner recruited Barnes in 1993 and was present for his promotion to Navy captain in 2024.

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