Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Korengal Valley: 111afghan1000007291A

Specialist Carl Vandeberge, center, and Sargeant Kevin Rice, behind, are assisted as they walk to a medevac helicopter minutes after they were both shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded both of them.   Spc. Carl Vandeberge and Sgt. Kevin Rice, were flown out immediately for surgery. October 23, 2007.
Korengal Valley, Afghanistan

Specialist Carl Vandeberge, center, and Sargeant Kevin Rice, behind, are assisted as they walk to a medevac helicopter minutes after they were both shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded both of them. Spc. Carl Vandeberge and Sgt. Kevin Rice, were flown out immediately for surgery. October 23, 2007.