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I will be a 30 year member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers as of May 1, 2020. This story appeared in the latest issue of the Boilermaker Reporter, the publication of the union. It gives a little background info on the rebuilding process that it went through and the roles some of my union brothers played in it.



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I was in Cheyenne the week before it rolled through there. Wow I missed a great photo op!
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