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Family remembers highest-ranking Sergeant Major from San Benito

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com While Command Sergeant Major Ruben Vela is being laid to rest at Rio Grande Valley State Veteran Cemetery, his friends, family and fellow U.S. Military personnel are taking the time to remember the high-ranking serviceman. “I’m a proud son,” says Emilio Vela of his father, a San Benito native. “It’s …

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