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Children of Fallen Troops Honored at Remembrance Ceremonies

Since 2006, more than 200 gold medals of remembrance like these have been presented to children of fallen U.S. service members who have died in Afghanistan or Iraq.



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This work, Children of Fallen Troops Honored at Remembrance Ceremonies [Image 3 of 3], by Gerry Gilmore, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.31.2007

Date Posted:10.31.2007 10:12

Photo ID:63292

Resolution:2916x2238

Size:6.25 MB

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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