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Recognition of Spur Ride candidates.

Just before the main body of other Spur Ride candidates receive their silver spurs, the battalion commander of the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry (Airborne) presents spurs to the senior spur ride test candidates.



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This work, Recognition of Spur Ride candidates. [Image 2 of 2], by SSG Matthew Winstead, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.30.2011

Date Posted:09.30.2011 18:41

Photo ID:466085

VIRIN:110930-A-#####-255

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:4.83 MB

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

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