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Admiral Mullen awards five Purple Heart medals to Soldiers

Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment at Forward Operating Base Ramrod July 17. Mullen also awarded five Purple Heart medals to Sergeant Robbie Petry, Corporal Jason Kotzur, Specialist Stephen Dickard, Private Avelardo Ocampo, Private Michael Slayton and Private Dane Lentz. The Soldiers from Bravo Company received minor injuries after being struck by a roadside bomb July 3.



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This work, Admiral Mullen awards five Purple Heart medals to Soldiers [Image 2 of 4], by SSgt Justin Weaver, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.17.2009

Date Posted:09.02.2009 02:58

Photo ID:200606

VIRIN:090902-F-#####-003

Resolution:3000x2008

Size:1.62 MB

Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE RAMROD, AFGlobe

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