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Honoring the fallen

Soldiers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, do wall ball during the Warhorse Crossfit Challenge at Camp Nathan Smith, April 8. Each of the challenges: wall ball, pullups, toes-to-bar, burpee box jumps, deadlifts, tire carry and a 5K run was designed to test the competing soldiers selfless service and sacrifice in honor of the soldiers who had given the ultimate sacrifice. The brigade had 27 teams with five members each. Every team completed the full challenge.



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This work, Honoring the fallen [Image 16 of 18], by SSG Ruth Pagan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.08.2012

Date Posted:04.11.2012 05:44

Photo ID:557570

VIRIN:120408-A-VX278-003

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:265.78 KB

Location:KANDAHAR, AFGlobe

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