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    Well Desrved Praise [Image 8 of 12]

    Well Desrved Praise

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, UNITED STATES

    03.07.2019

    Photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan 

    First Army

    Maj. Stoney Portis (left), former commander of Troop B, 3rd Sqdr., 61st Cav. Reg., hugs Andrew Bundermann the presentation ceremony of the Distinguished Service Cross to Bundermann on March 07, 2019 at Minneapolis Minnesota. Portis recounted the day of Oct. 3, 2009 and the events Bundermann faced that led to this momentous occasion. Bundermann was serving as the acting commander of troop B, 3rd Sqdr., 61st Cav. Reg. when Combat Outpost Keating, the post Bundermann had been left in charge of, was attacked by more than 400 enemy fighters. With only 53 Soldiers at COP Keating, Bundermann coordinated a defense for more than 12 hours, and endured another four days of fighting, that killed more than 100 Taliban fighters and injured another 80. The Distinguished Service Cross is second only to the Medal of Honor.

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    Date Taken: 03.07.2019
    Date Posted: 03.12.2019 16:20
    Photo ID: 5162324
    VIRIN: 190307-A-GI418-208
    Resolution: 2595x3229
    Size: 298.26 KB
    Location: MINNEAPOLIS, MN, US
    Hometown: MINNEAPOLIS, MN, US
    Hometown: ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, IL, US

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