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150617-N-ZZ145-8973.jpg Photo By: GySgt Hansen, Erik S.

May 19, 2021
Numaniyah, Iraq - 030402-M-3138H-010 Numaniyah, Iraq (Apr. 2, 2003) -- Chief Hospital Corpsman Michael Roberts and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Christopher Pavicek carry a wounded Iraqi soldier to a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter for medical evacuation after a firefight with the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (LAR) outside the town of Numaniyah in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraqi's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein Iraq. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Erik S. Hansen. (RELEASED)


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