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'To hell and back,' the BMG Saga

Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, engages Taliban during Operation Red Sand at Bala Murghab, Badghis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace/RELEASED)



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This work, 'To hell and back,' the BMG Saga [Image 3 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 10:17

Photo ID:900505

VIRIN:130404-F-WU507-010

Resolution:1500x2100

Size:1.92 MB

Location:BADGHIS PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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  • A profile of the team of U.S. Army scouts and attachments who fought at Operation Red Sand, Bala Murghab District, Badghis Province, Afghanistan. Five service members were wounded in the mission, including: Tech. Sgt. Kevin Wallace, military working dog Petty Officer 1st Class "Valdo," Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Lee, Sgt. Jeff Sheppard and Pfc. Ben Bradley.
  • Pfc. Ben Bradley (left), a Bulldog Troop, Red Platoon scout of 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, fires a M249 Squad Automatic Weapon as he receives heavy machine gun fire, as fellow scout Sgt. Jeff Sheppard, prepared to reload his M-203 grenade launcher, during a combat engagement in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Badghis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011, during Operation Red Sand. The mission was a success and several insurgent facilities were destroyed. However, 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.
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