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Master Sgt. Dennis King, 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s Chaplain Assistant, recently received his doctor of education from Walden University while deployed in Kuwait. The degree is the culmination of five years of work that overlapped another deployment to Afghanistan in 2009-2010. Dr. King successfully defended his dissertation via telephone from his office on Camp Arifjan. King is a 33 year veteran of the Alabama National Guard and a retired school principal from Pickens County. Master Sgt. King is a resident of Eastaboga and works as Anniston Army Depot’s School Liaison Officer. He uses his teaching skills in the Army as a trainer of the Army’s suicide prevention program.