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Gunner Sadler passes his piece of cake to his father Ryan Sadler in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)
211218-M-RQ876-1054.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Tyler Solak

Dec 28, 2021
Bloomington - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christophe Decasanova, recruiter with Recruiting Station St. Louis, helps Gunner Sadler cut a cake in their home in Bloomington, Ill. on Dec. 18. The Marine Corps coordinated with the Saddler family to conduct the ceremony in honor of Gunners strength and tenacity as he faces the road forward, guided by the Make-A-Wish foundation. Ryan is a Marine Corps veteran who wanted to share a Marine Corps tradition with his son. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler M. Solak)


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