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Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section created to serve, revere, comfort

The funeral of San Antonio native Lt. Col. Karen Wagner, who died in the attack on the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001, was the impetus for creating the Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.



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This work, Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section created to serve, revere, comfort [Image 3 of 6], by L.A. Shively, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.16.2013

Date Posted:12.16.2013 12:33

Photo ID:1138370

VIRIN:131010-N-UR169-005

Resolution:1522x2100

Size:763.6 KB

Location:SAN ANTONIO, TX, USGlobe

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