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Paratrooper finds resilience in face of deep wounds

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Saldivar (left), with 2nd Platoon, D Company, 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment, gives directions to his Soldiers, Spc. Zach Griffith (center), and Spc. Kelbey Cranston (right), in the town of Kolagu, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, March 8, 2012. The platoon assisted the Afghan National Army (ANA) as they took the lead during Operation Khoti Kheyl to advance their presence throughout the province and demonstrate the ANA’s strength and capabilities. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Phillip McTaggart/Released)



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Date Taken:03.08.2012

Date Posted:02.28.2013 18:38

Photo ID:876709

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Location:KOLAGU, AF

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