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Wounded Warriors take aim for recovery

Brad Vande Hei, a disabled Marine Veteran, inspects his compound bow during the first day of an archery camp held by the Wounded Warrior Regiment Dec. 4, 2013, in Anniston, Ala. The Marines and sailor trained approximately eight hours a day during the four-day camp. The camp is held annually to help members of the regiment cope with their disabilities and hone their archery skills. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dylan Bowyer/ Released)



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This work, Wounded Warriors take aim for recovery [Image 4 of 4], by LCpl Dylan Bowyer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.04.2013

Date Posted:12.12.2013 13:30

Photo ID:1107904

VIRIN:131204-M-GG952-001

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:5.53 MB

Location:ANNISTON, AL, USGlobe

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