Force Protection Team
Members of the force protection team at Camp Eggars, Afghanistan, assess damage resulting from an explosion near the gate. A vehicle-born improvised explosive device exploded near the German Embassy and a U.S. base. Eliminating threats such as the VBIED is the focus of Army's 3rd Counter-IED Conference that was scheduled July 28-30.
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived
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Being that independence day is this week, I have to send out a special thank you to our men in the military. Without them, we wouldn't have the freedom to pick out what wooden garden sheds we wanted to put in our yards or the ability to buy a log cabin if want. America thanks you!