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Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq

While adjusting the mouthpiece, Lt. Col. Charles Dalcourt (right) of Baton Rouge, La., commander, 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division–Center, shows Cpl. Charles Dominguez from Ontario, Calif., how to operate a crew chief headset Feb 4. Dominguez, who was visiting 1st ACB as part of Operation Proper Exit, suffered serious burns in 2006 when he was attacked by a suicide bomber while supporting the ongoing War on Terror in Iraq.

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This work, Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq [Image 6 of 6], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.04.2010

Date Posted:02.06.2010 12:08

Photo ID:248427



Size:705.49 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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