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Flashbacks of War: Remembering Red Sand (a special PTSD commentary)

A profile of the team of U.S. Army scouts and attachments who fought at Operation Red Sand, Bala Murghab District, Badghis Province, Afghanistan. Five service members were wounded in the mission, including: Tech. Sgt. Kevin Wallace, military working dog Petty Officer 1st Class "Valdo," Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Lee, Sgt. Jeff Sheppard and Pfc. Ben Bradley.



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This work, Flashbacks of War: Remembering Red Sand (a special PTSD commentary) [Image 6 of 7], by MSgt Kevin Wallace, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.25.2012

Date Posted:07.25.2012 06:05

Photo ID:631958

VIRIN:120725-F-WU507-002

Resolution:2166x1540

Size:1.95 MB

Location:BALA MURGHAB, AF

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  • U.S. Army Pfc. Ben Bradley (left), a Bulldog Troop, Red Platoon scout (7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment), ducks away from small-arms fire, as fellow scout Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, launches a grenade at the enemy's position, during a combat engagement in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Baghdis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. 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. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace/RELEASED)
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