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Graduate recruits envision personal and professional rewards

"I believe that the reason Moffat County High School students join is a strong of patriotism. They are usually raised to be hard workers and good old boys, so the military seems like a good fit for these individuals," says Northwest Colorado Marine recruiter Sergeant Brian Scoggins. For years, enlistment in the armed forces has been a strong trend amongst teens from Craig. Every year, Scoggins recruits about ten young students from Colorado's western slope into the United States Marine Corps, at least four of them coming from Moffat County High School.

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