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'Unsung Here' Helps Thwart Terrorist Act Against Fort Dix

Brian Morgenstern (blue shirt), the Circuit City employee whose phone call helped thwart a terrorist plot against Fort Dix, stands with Soldiers from Indiana's Fox Company, 151st Infantry at a Fort Dix, N.J., 4th of July celebration. Morgenstern said he decided to go public with his story to tell "America to remain vigilant" in the War on Terrorism.

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This work, 'Unsung Here' Helps Thwart Terrorist Act Against Fort Dix, by SSG Russell Bassett, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.04.2007

Date Posted:07.13.2007 10:34

Photo ID:49806



Size:928.64 KB

Location:FORT DIX, NJ, USGlobe

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