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Keizer vet found new battlefield at home

During the recession in 2008, 18-year-old RJ Navarro found himself short on hours, cash and options. He found relief in the National Guard. 

After scoring high on his Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) and his physical he went into the military to become a mechanic.

“I worked on Humvees [and] anything with wheels pretty much,” Navarro said.

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