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William Floyd pair juggles prom, courtship with military

Danielle Tartaglione, 17, the current NJROTC commanding officer

(Credit: Marlo Jappen)

Jeff Gao wore his white Navy uniform as he escorted girlfriend Danielle Tartaglione to the William Floyd High School prom at The Inn and Spa at East Wind in Wading River Friday night.

Evenings like these are especially precious for a couple with rather challenging roads before them. William Floyd senior Tartaglione, 17, has enlisted in the Marine Corps and will begin boot camp on July 28 in...

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