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MISSION TO AFGHANISTAN: National Guard service runs in Gable family

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK — Yerington native Don Gable followed his father's footsteps to serve in the military. Don Gable Sr. donned the uniform for more than 40 years before he retired a decade ago as a sergeant major. Now, 1st Sgt. Don Gable Jr. has spent almost 27 years in the Nevada Army National Guard and served a prior deployment to Afghanistan seven years ago. Despite the smaller company deployed to FOB Shank, Gable, a 1986 Yerington High School graduate, said he is responsible for the health and welfare of the enlisted soldiers and coordinates and executes the administrative …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 2, 2012 02:41AM Published Dec 2, 2012 02:39AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.