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Sgt. Jerrald Jensen takes a break from guarding the Kunar River Valley at outpost Bari Alai in 2009. He deployed to Afghanistan 21 months after a bomb blast in Iraq in 2007 shattered the lower half of his face and Army doctors rebuilt his jaw. Courtesy Jerrald Jensen
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