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Returning fire, 2009
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 17, 2019
Drew Brown ©Stars and Stripes
Afghanistan, December, 2009: Sgt. Henry Vega, 32, of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, a soldier with Company B, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, returns fire on Taliban gunmen shooting at a small outpost near the village of Ashoque in Zhari district, Kandahar province.
Stars and Stripes' 2009 story about the battle.