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

Pfc. Ben Bradley (left), a Bulldog Troop, Red Platoon scout from the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, ducks away from insurgent machine gun fire, as fellow scout Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, launches a M-203 grenade at the enemy's position, during a combat engagement in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Badghis province, Afghanistan April 4, 2011. Bradley, Sheppard, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kevin Wallace, Navy Petty Officer 2rd Class Ryan Lee and his military working dog "Valdo" were wounded by a rocket propelled grenade blast in the engagement. This photo was originally released April 7, 2011.



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This work, Flashbacks of War: Remembering Red Sand (a special PTSD commentary) [Image 4 of 7], 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:07.25.2012 06:06

Photo ID:631960

VIRIN:120725-F-WU507-004

Resolution:3000x1993

Size:1.79 MB

Location:BALA MURGHAB, AF

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