Photo Credit: Spc. David Barnes, Task Force Blackhawk Public Affairs
Sgt. Anthony Merino, senior medic for Bravo Company, Task Force 3-66, 172nd Infantry Brigade, and Capt. Giles Wright, commander for Bravo Co., TF 3-66, 172nd Inf. Brig., pose for a picture on Combat Outpost Kushamond, Paktika province, Afghanistan, with Matten, an 8-year-old Afghan boy whose face was severely damaged and blinded by an improvised explosive device. Merino saved Matten's life and he is now being cared for by officials of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.