Vanguard Soldier receives Purple Heart from U.S. Defense Secretary
Photo Credit: Sgt. Kimberly Johnson, 196th MPAD, 1st AD, USD-C
U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (shakes hands with Spc. Shawn M. Mason, an MP with HHC, BSTB, 4th AAB, 3rd ID, USD-C, after pinning the Purple Heart on his uniform at Camp Ramadi, Iraq, Sept. 1. Specialist Mason was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he suffered when his vehicle was struck by a RKG-3 grenade near Fallujah, Iraq, Aug. 9.
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