170915-N-AT895-278 WASHINGTON D.C. (Sept. 15, 2017) Chief Legalman Shanika Mayes hugs her son during the 2017 National Capital Region chief petty officer pinning ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. Forty-three of the Navy's newest chief petty officers from various commands throughout the region were pinned at this year's ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)

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