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(Left) Army Sgt. 1st Class Brian Baumgartner, platoon



(Left) Army Sgt. 1st Class Brian Baumgartner, platoon sergeant, Charlie Company, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, and (Right) Pfc. Matthew Giardina, medic, Charlie Company, 1-38 Cav., walk toward Grangrey Village, Afghanistan with Afghan Border Police to talk to the village elders about suspicious activity in the area April 26. Baumgartner, a McHenry, Ill., native and Giardina, a Sour Lake, Texas, native, are deployed from Fort Bragg. N.C. They participated in Operation Gryphon Hold, clearing the Mazgarey Mountain complex from Taliban.



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