200th MPCOM Soldiers surprise Baltimore youth
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell
Maj. Gen. Sanford Holman presents and American flag to Khalil Quarles, 10, at his home in Baltimore, Md., during a surprise visit from members of the 200th Military Police Command and the Office of the Chief for his honorary Oath of Enlistment ceremony held Dec. 12. Holman is the commanding general of the 200th MPCOM. Khalil suffers from a rare form of cancer that affects less than 1 percent of all people who have been diagnosed cancer. Khalil, who is terminally ill, said it would be his dream to enlist in the Army. Through friends of friends and the power of social media, the 200th MPCOM partnered with deployed Soldiers in Kuwait who are assigned to the 12th Public Affairs Detachment and Third Army to ensure Khalil's wish came true. More than two-dozen Soldiers assigned to the 200th MPCOM and the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve stood shoulder-to-shoulder during the enlistment ceremony. The 200th Military Police Command is based out of Fort Meade, Md., and commands and controls more than 13,000 Soldiers in 44 states. (Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell/Released)
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