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'To hell and back,' the BMG Saga

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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This work, 'To hell and back,' the BMG Saga [Image 4 of 11], 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:04.04.2013 10:16

Photo ID:900504

VIRIN:130404-F-WU507-009

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:7.54 MB

Location:BADGHIS PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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  • 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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  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, a Bulldog Troop, Red Platoon scout (7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment), scans a village for insurgent activity during a foot patrol in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Baghdis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. Moments after returning to a ceased compound once the patrol completed, insurgents launched a coordinated and accurate attack against the patrol, wounding Sheppard, three other service members and a military working dog. The operation was successful and coalition forces destroyed insurgent compounds and improvised explosive device making facilities in the engagement.
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