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Backing National Guard Entrepreneurs 
U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James C. Lally 
Backing National Guard Entrepreneurs 
From left to right: Thomas Kelley, Secretary, Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services; Michael Finer, Board member, Guard Support of Massachusetts; Sherry Handel, Executive Director, Guard Support of Massachusetts; U.S. Sen. Scott Brown; Maj. Helder Machado, CEO and President, Machado Consulting; Maj. Gen. Joseph C. Carter, The Adjutant General, Massachusetts National Guard; and John Kingston, Board member, Guard Support of Massachusetts; pose for a picture with an oversized check symbolizing a low-interest business loan to Machado Consulting, an information technology services company owned and operated by Guardsman Helder Machado at Brown's office in Boston, Mass., July 8, 2010. Guard Support of Massachusetts was founded in 2007 to help the families of the men and women serving in the Massachusetts National Guard.