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Challenge coin, 2011
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 21, 2019
Laura Rauch ©Stars and Stripes
Afghanistan, June, 2011: Defense Secretary Robert Gates presents a Department of Defense challenge coin Monday to a soldier with the 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, at Forward Operating Base Sharana in Paktika province.
Stars and Stripes' 2011 story about Robert Gates' visit.