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Husband and wife medics save hundreds of lives in Afghanistan

Air Force Staff Sgt. Maria Szymanski, a 366th Surgical Operations Squadron medical technician (bottom), poses with her five-person convoy team before a May 29-30, 2013, convoy from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, to forward operating bases and combat outposts in Wardak province. The next day, during day two of the mission, the vehicle Szymanski was supposed to ride in, struck an improvised explosive device, killing Army Staff Sgt. Joe Nunez, and wounding Air Force Senior Airman Taylor Savage, deployed from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., and several others. (Courtesy photo)

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This work, Husband and wife medics save hundreds of lives in Afghanistan [Image 5 of 7], by MSgt Kevin Wallace, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.29.2013

Date Posted:08.27.2013 16:21

Photo ID:1004022



Size:646.36 KB


Hometown:BOISE, ID, US

Hometown:EUGENE, OR, US


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