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Army Reserve Purple Heart recipient recounts IED attack, aftermath
Lt. Col. Christopher Carbone, right, receives his first salute as a lieutenant colonel from retired Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Jorgensen, left, and retired Sgt. Brent Reader during the former’s promotion ceremony to lieutenant colonel at Tommy B’s this past May on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Carbone is a Purple Heart recipient who almost made the ultimate sacrifice during his second of three tours to Iraq. He currently serves as the operations chief for the 99th Readiness Division’s Mission Command Support Group. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Shawn Morris, 99th RD Public Affairs)

Photo by: Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris |  VIRIN: 230707-A-VX676-1012.JPG