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Troop C, 1-61 Cav. honors fallen heroes

Army Staff Sgt. Daniel Davis Jr. (left) of Conyers, Ga., Army Sgt. 1st Class John Smith Jr. (center) of Moberly, Mo., and Army. 1st Lt. Michael Conforti, (right) of Victorville, Calif., all infantrymen with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, pay their final respects to fallen soldiers, Army Spc. David C. Lutes and Army Spc. Anthony Vargas, also of Troop C, during a memorial ceremony Nov. 18 at Forward Operating Base Connolly. Both Lutes and Vargas were killed as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while on patrol in a convoy Nov. 8 in the village of Wazir, Afghanistan.



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This work, Troop C, 1-61 Cav. honors fallen heroes [Image 6 of 10], by SSG Ryan Matson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.18.2010

Date Posted:11.19.2010 04:49

Photo ID:341586

VIRIN:101118-A-#####-084

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Location:NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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  • The memorial display honors fallen Soldiers Army Spc. David C. Lutes and Army Spc. Anthony Vargas, both of Troop C, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Nov. 18 at Forward Operating Base Connolly. Both Lutes and Vargas were killed as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while on patrol in a convoy Nov. 8 in the village of Wazir, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs)
  • Army Spc. Jason Pehle (left), an infantryman from Union, Mo., comforts Army Spc. Juan Alvarez-Rivera, an infantryman from Knoxville, Tenn., as he touches the dog tags and pays his final respects to his friend, Army Spc. David C. Lutes, all of 3rd Platoon, Troop C, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment. Troop C held a memorial ceremony for Lutes and Army Spc. Anthony Vargas Nov. 18 at Forward Operating Base Connolly. Both of the unit's soldiers were killed as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while in a convoy Nov. 8 in the village of Wazir, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs)
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