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Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

Afghan National Army soldiers with 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, conducted a 10-day security patrol operation into the Nikeh District of Afghanistan, May 21-31, 2013. Security Force Assistance Advisory Team Green 3, 14th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, assisted the kandak during the operation by providing air support and military advice to the ANA. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)



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This work, Heroes come in all shapes and sizes [Image 4 of 4], by SGT Mark VanGerpen, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.27.2013

Date Posted:09.26.2013 23:59

Photo ID:1026491

VIRIN:130527-Z-LN227-256

Resolution:2560x1707

Size:736.89 KB

Location:AF

Hometown:PENDLETON, IN, US

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