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Joshua Rodriguez | 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade combat Team, 1st Infantry Division - Army

7:08   |   As the Taliban swarmed his position, Josh Rodriguez called for final protective fire, your own artillery right on the perimeter of your position. When the machine gun went down, he gave his rifle to the gunner and continued tossing grenades. He didn't know who was going to win this fight but, thankfully, it started to ease off. Then a helicopter pilot reported that the enemy was massing behind a ridge. Part 7 of 9.

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