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Soldiers get ‘coined’ by ISAF commander at Spin Boldak

The Afghan flag appears prominently placed on the coin of Marine Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force. Allen presented several of these coins in recognition of excellence to soldiers at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, July 12, 2012.



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This work, Soldiers get ‘coined’ by ISAF commander at Spin Boldak [Image 4 of 8], by SSG Brendan Mackie, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.14.2012

Date Posted:07.15.2012 07:39

Photo ID:625086

VIRIN:120714-A-DL064-166

Resolution:450x338

Size:33.37 KB

Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE SPIN BOLD, AF

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