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At the Stand Down 

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Photo by Alexander Woodard
John Grobey, 82, grew up in Everett, Washington, and entered the Navy in 1954, serving seven years of active duty stationed in the Pacific, mostly as a member of the Navy Seal underwater demolition team. He then served 11 years in the Navy Reserve. Grobey, who lives in Arcata and is a member of the Mad River Honor Guard, came to Stand Down to take part in the flag-raising ceremony.
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