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Troop C, 1-61 Cav. honors fallen heroes

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.



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This work, Troop C, 1-61 Cav. honors fallen heroes [Image 1 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 04:53

Photo ID:341594

VIRIN:101118-A-#####-173

Resolution:2100x1509

Size:1.28 MB

Location:NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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