Dixon Colonel retires after 35 years of service
201205-Z-NB653-037.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spreitzer

DIXON, Ill. - Maj. Gen. Michael Zerbonia, Commander of the Illinois Army National Guard, shares memories of Col. Gerald Newman of Dixon, Illinois, with Newman’s friends and family during a retirement ceremony held Dec. 5, at the Dixon armory. Newman, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, retired after 35 years of service. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Spretizer, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs)


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