The last supper: Army Reserve Soldier hangin’ up the apron after almost 4 decades of service
230823-A-AI598-3347.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Rognstad

FORT MCCOY, Wis. - U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Derrick Burrous, a 60-year-old culinary senior manager assigned to the 200th Military Police Company, reflects on his 38-year career in the military at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 23, 2023. Burrous has served in all three components of the Army; active duty, National Guard, and the Reserve. Burrous is slated to retire soon, as he has reached the age limit for military service. Reflecting back on his career he says the key takeaways are selfless service, job competency, Soldier mentoring, and an appreciation of service and the benefits it has to offer. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Rognstad)


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