Retired Army Colonel Kirk Warner poses in front of his military memorabilia from his office in Raleigh on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Warner served as a legal adviser to three chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff and was among the first judge advocate generals on the ground during the invasion of Iraq. He now chairs the N.C. Bar Association's Military and Veterans Affairs Committee which focuses on helping veterans.
Retired Army Colonel Kirk Warner poses in front of his military memorabilia from his office in Raleigh on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Warner served as a legal adviser to three chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff and was among the first judge advocate generals on the ground during the invasion of Iraq. He now chairs the N.C. Bar Association's Military and Veterans Affairs Committee which focuses on helping veterans. Tegan Johnston tjohnston@newsobserver.com
Retired Army Colonel Kirk Warner poses in front of his military memorabilia from his office in Raleigh on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Warner served as a legal adviser to three chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff and was among the first judge advocate generals on the ground during the invasion of Iraq. He now chairs the N.C. Bar Association's Military and Veterans Affairs Committee which focuses on helping veterans. Tegan Johnston tjohnston@newsobserver.com

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