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Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games

Marine veteran Sgt. Brian McPherson cheers as he crossed the finish line earning a gold medal in the open bracket upright race. McPherson, 32, from Theodore, Ala., sustained injuries from an improvised explosive device and small arms fire in Afghanistan.



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This work, Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games [Image 3 of 10], by SSgt Heidi Agostini, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2013

Date Posted:05.12.2013 23:48

Photo ID:929960

VIRIN:130512-M-HQ478-370

Resolution:2592x1728

Size:1.98 MB

Location:COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USGlobe

Hometown:THEODORE, AL, US

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