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Citizen Soldier Reflects On 47 Years In Montana National Guard

Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn
Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

What is the oldest branch of the U.S. military? The Army? The Navy? No: it’s the National Guard, founded in 1636, 140 years before our Declaration of Independence. Adjutant General Gene Prendergast knows that. He served in the Montana Guard for 47 years. It is a career marked by innovation, commitment and creativity.

(Broadcast: "Home Ground Radio", 09/25/16. Listen on the radio or online, Sundays at 11:10 a.m., or via podcast.)