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Description 061025-N-0696M-118 Washington, D.C. - Legendary basketball coach Red Auerbach speaks after being honored with the 2006 Lone Sailor Award by the w:United States Navy Memorial at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The image of the Lone Sailor, that of a seagoing veteran standing ready for service in a faraway port, personifies the sacrifices, courage and commitment of Navy people past, present and future. Mr. Auerbach died three days later.
Date 25 October 2006
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Author w:United States Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


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