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Battlefield acupuncture: Old practice, new practitioners

U.S. Army Lt. Robert Blume, left, the physician assistant for the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), inserts a thin gold needle through a U.S. civilian contractor’s ear during a battlefield acupuncture session at Combat Outpost Champkani, Afghanistan, Jan. 27, 2013. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese technique that was brought into the military in 2001. (U.S. photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton/Released)



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This work, Battlefield acupuncture: Old practice, new practitioners [Image 1 of 3], by SGT Brian Smith-Dutton, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.27.2013

Date Posted:02.11.2013 11:54

Photo ID:862828

VIRIN:130127-A-TT250-125

Resolution:4929x3271

Size:582.78 KB

Location:COMBAT OUTPOST CHAMPKANI, AF

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