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Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated Vietnam veteran, found himself with orders to close the doors on this iconic institution.

Guns and Gear of the U.S. Marine Corps Circa 1970

In this photo essay, NRA Publications Deputy Executive Director Chip Lohman takes us back to the era in which he was accepted into the USMC Officer Candidate Program while attending the University of Kansas. After graduating, he served for 21 years in all three Infantry Divisions and various desk jobs, retiring in 1994 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

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