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'No Man Left Behind' sculpture unveiled at Camp Pendleton
'No Man Left Behind' sculpture unveiled at Camp Pendleton

In November 2004, embedded photographer Lucian Read captured one of the most memorable battlefield images of the U.S. war in Iraq. Marine 1st-Sgt. Brad Kasal, bloodied but unbowed, was being helped from house-to-house fighting in Fallouja by lance corporals Chris Marquez and Dane Shaffer. In one hand, Kasal gripped his 9-millimeter Beretta, in the other, his K-bar knife. Now the image has been turned into a bronze sculpture by Wyoming artist John Phelps. Titled "No Man Left Behind," the sculpture was unveiled last week outside the Wounded Warrior West site at Camp Pendleton. To the Marines, Read’s picture and Phelps’ artwork are a testament to the indomitable...

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