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Air Cav Crew Chief Returns Home After 20 Years

Sgt. Nicanor Garcia, from Killeen, Texas, an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter crew chief in Company B, 4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, left his native Panama in 1989 before the invasion by the U.S. Army and didn't return until 20 years later.



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This work, Air Cav Crew Chief Returns Home After 20 Years, by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.29.2009

Date Posted:12.31.2009 01:52

Photo ID:235917

VIRIN:091229-A-#####-252

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:442.53 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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