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Alaska Senator Ted Stevens (right), one of this year's USO honorees, gives a pat on the back to his good friend, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. (ret.) Colin Powell (left), March 29, 2000. Behind them can be seen actor Gerals McRaney and the current chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Gen. Richard Shelton.  ( James R. Brantley / The Washington Times )
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Alaska Senator Ted Stevens (right), one of this year's USO honorees, gives a pat on the back to his good friend, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. (ret.) Colin Powell (left), March 29, 2000. Behind them can be seen actor Gerals McRaney and the current chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Gen. Richard Shelton. ( James R. Brantley / The Washington Times )

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