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Cav troopers donate blood, help fellow soldiers

Spc. Lucas Furtado, assigned to Intelligence and Security Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, watches as he gets his blood drawn at the Robertson Blood Center, at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 4, 2013. Lucas, a Plano, Texas, native, participated in the blood drive, which helps soldiers deployed as well as Department of Defense dependents. Robertson Blood Center conducts blood drives Monday-Friday. Eligible soldiers can donate one pint of blood every 56 days. Robertson Blood Center saw 96 donors, which resulted in 86 pints of blood and four platelet donations being collected. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angel Turner, 1st Cavalry Division PAO)

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This work, Cav troopers donate blood, help fellow soldiers [Image 1 of 4], by SGT Angel Turner, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.04.2013

Date Posted:11.07.2013 15:19

Photo ID:1048701



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Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

Hometown:PLANO, TX, US

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