Casey awards Strike Soldiers
Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joe Padula, 2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HOWZ-E-MADAD, KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN – Gen. George W. Casey, the Army Chief of Staff, pins a Purple Heart on 2nd Lt. Taylor Murphy, Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during an awards ceremony at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Oct. 7. Murphy was awarded the medal after receiving a gunshot wound to his wrist while on patrol in the Zharay district, Sept. 16. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joe Padula, 2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div.)
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