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Awarded Purple Heart

Staff Sgt. Robert Brown, 42nd Security Forces Squadron working dog handler at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., received a Purple Heart Jan. 31 for wounds he sustained when he and his military working dog Nero deployed to Iraq. While checking a field near Tahrir City, Iraq, Nero warned the sergeant to an improvised explosive device hidden in the field. The IED was then detonated by an insurgent, and Sergeant Brown suffered a concussion and a contusion to his right leg. (U.S. Air Force photo/Carl Bergquist)

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