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Operation Red Sand photos

Pfc. Ben Bradley (left), a Bulldog Troop, Red Platoon scout of 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, fires a M249 Squad Automatic Weapon as he receives heavy machine gun fire, as fellow scout Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, prepared to reload his M-203 grenade launcher, during a combat engagement in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Badghis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011, during Operation Red Sand. The mission was a success and several insurgent facilities were destroyed. However, Bradley, Sheppard, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kevin Wallace, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Lee and his military working dog 'Valdo' were all wounded by a rocket-propelled grenade blast in the engagement. All service members suffered minor wounds and Valdo was critical, but survived the attack.



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This work, Operation Red Sand photos [Image 9 of 18], by MSgt Kevin Wallace, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.04.2011

Date Posted:02.06.2012 09:06

Photo ID:519697

VIRIN:110404-F-WU507-276

Resolution:4176x2812

Size:2.82 MB

Location:AF

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