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October 16, 2006
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After 40 years of service with the Guard, state surgeon retires

The Nevada Army National Guard's top medical officer has sandwiched a career of peacetime duty between Vietnam War and Iraq.

After 40 years of service in both the active Army and National Guard, newly promoted Brig. Gen. Christopher Rores retired from the military Saturday in a ceremony at the Nevada Guard's Army Aviation Support Facility north of Reno.

In looking back at his career, the retired state surgeon said his deployment to Iraq in 2004 was his most fulfilling endeavor.

"The support I received when I went to Iraq was just amazing. The Guard made it possible for me," he …

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