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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jason Wolter (center), 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment commander, tacks on Capt. Sam Curry, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment Echo-Company commander, during a ceremony at turf field, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 27, 2013. About 350 Soldiers received their combat patch during the ceremony. Only Soldiers who have deployed to a combat zone are authorized to wear a patch on their right shoulder. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jason Wolter (center), 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment commander, tacks on Capt. Sam Curry, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment Echo-Company commander, during a ceremony at turf field, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 27, 2013. About 350 Soldiers received their combat patch during the ceremony. Only Soldiers who have deployed to a combat zone are authorized to wear a patch on their right shoulder. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson)
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