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Your portfolio: Jeremiah Ridgeway

Soldier with Chinook helicopter in the background

Jeremiah Ridgeway, a US soldier who served in Afghanistan in 2007, sent in these pictures. A US soldier takes cover from dust and debris as a Chinook helicopter lands on an improvised landing zone.

Afghan military contractors outside a base

"Four local construction contractors awaiting work on a US forward operating base. The US military relies on locals to build and improve remote outposts in Afghanistan."

Child in Nuristan awaiting medical treatment

"An Afghan child waits for medical treatment from US Army medics. Nuristan, Afghanistan, January 2007. US forces provide vital medical aid and supplies to the local populace throughout Afghanistan."

Halo from US mortar firing at night

"US mortar systems provide much needed relief for convoys and patrols that come under attack from insurgents."

Afghan soldiers and local children

"Afghan Special Forces soldiers relax around a crowd of local children."

Afghan soldier crouching down in snow

"An Afghan soldier in Kamdesh, a village in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan. Winter 2006, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VII."

A US soldier

"SPC Jason Westbrook receives treatment from a fellow soldier after taking RPG shrapnel through his right hand."

US soldier in front of memorial

"A US soldier pays his respects at a memorial for a helicopter crash."

US mortar team fires from mountain outpost

"A 120mm US mortar engages insurgents from a mountain-top outpost."

US soldier in sandbag position

"Sgt Robert Marrone guards a mountain-top helicopter landing zone from a sandbag position".



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