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Pasadena Community Leader and Retired Military Officer, John A. Arbogast, Sworn in as California State Director

Rosslyn, VA: Today, civic and community leader, John A. Arbogast, was sworn in as the California State Director of the Selective Service System by acting Director of Selective Service Joel C. Spangenberg. A native Californian, Mr. Arbogast was nominated for this leadership position by California Governor Gavin Newsom. The swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the California National Guard...

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Soldiers’ Memoirs: Bill Shkurti, Defending America with Great Courage and Honor

The Selective Service System is honored to present the memoirs of three soldiers who were drafted or volunteered and served America during the Vietnam War with great courage and honor. Here is Bill Shkurti’s story: Bill Shkurti, an Akron, Ohio native, graduated from Ohio State University in the fall of 1968 with a degree in Distinction in Economics. In 1969,...

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