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Flag from a father-to-be: Marine in Afghanistan dedicates flag to baby boy

Sergeant Bryce W. Cherryholmsnoll, a native of Huxley, Iowa, unfolds the American flag as Marines prepare to fly the flag next to the Afghan flag above the Task Force Leatherneck compound here April 28, 2012. Marines serving here have the opportunity to fly a 3-by-5-foot American flag for a day and dedicate it to someone of their choice.



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This work, Flag from a father-to-be: Marine in Afghanistan dedicates flag to baby boy [Image 4 of 7], by Sgt Michael Cifuentes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.01.2012

Date Posted:05.01.2012 12:11

Photo ID:569816

VIRIN:120428-M-XZ164-013

Resolution:3456x2304

Size:2.06 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

Hometown:DES MOINES, IA, US

Hometown:KANSAS CITY, MO, US

Hometown:MILWAUKEE, WI, US

Hometown:PITTSBURGH, PA, US

Hometown:ST. LOUIS, MO, US

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