24 images Created 5 Dec 2014
The men from Bravo Company, 1/5 Marines suffered 50% casualties during their seven month tour in Sangin District, Helmand Province, in 2011. These twelve men are from one squad of Marines, and they were photographed at Patrol Base Fires in August 2011. One of them, Michael Dutcher, was killed by an improvised explosive device in September 2011. Another, Hospitalman Matthew Foreit, would lose his leg to an IED. Each man is photographed with and without his armor and weaponry.