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    A Hug for the Hero [Image 12 of 12]

    A Hug for the Hero

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, UNITED STATES

    03.07.2019

    Photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan 

    First Army

    Lt. Gen. Thomas James, Jr. Commanding General, First Army, (left) hugs Andrew Bundermann after pinning him with the Distinguished Service Cross. 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 16:19
    Photo ID: 5162366
    VIRIN: 190307-A-GI418-254
    Resolution: 2590x3347
    Size: 450.61 KB
    Location: MINNEAPOLIS, MN, US
    Hometown: MINNEAPOLIS, MN, US
    Hometown: ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, IL, US

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