Chief Gunners's Mate William Schmidt stands at attention during the reading of the benediction at the closing of the chief petty

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OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Sept. 16, 2010) Chief Gunners's Mate William Schmidt stands at attention during the reading of the benediction at the closing of the chief petty officers pinning ceremony held at Oak Harbor High School Wildcat Memorial Stadium. Sixty-seven selectees from various commands at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island were pinned to the rank of chief petty officer during the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio/Released)

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 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Sept. 16, 2010) Chief Gunners's Mate William Schmidt stands at attention during the reading of the benediction at the closing of the chief petty officers pinning ceremony held at Oak Harbor High School Wildcat Memorial Stadium. Sixty-seven selectees from various commands at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island were pinned to the rank of chief petty officer during the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio/Released)