Images: Bringing them home [Image 1 of 3]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) soldiers escort the remains of Sgt. Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr. during an early morning dignified transfer, Sept. 16, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Rodriguez Jr., 26, of Pharr, Texas, died Sept. 14 in the Kandahar province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Old Guard soldiers conduct dignified transfers 24 hours a day, bringing home soldiers who sacrifice their lives overseas.
Date Posted:09.26.2011 14:41
Location:ARLINGTON, WA, US