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Veterans Corner: Bruce Blood

Series: Veterans Corner | Story 5

COLFAX - Colfax Chief of Police Bruce Blood, 69, started his service in the Air Force in 1977. Blood explained at the time he was in college at the University of Washington with a biology, chemistry, and psychology major in 1977, his senior year.

"I didn't see anything that interested me at that point," he said, adding that his dad was in the Army during World War II, "so I decided to try that option."

Blood went for testing and qualified for an officer position and as a navigator, after which he decided to enter the service in the fall of 1977.

He started his service at an Officer Training Sc...


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