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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Spc. Samantha Romero, combat medic assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducts a foot patrol with 1st STB’s personal security detail Jan. 9, 2011, through Kandahar City, Kandahar Province. In addition to her clinic duties, Romero, a native of Madison, Wis., is also part of the 1st STB commander’s personal security detail. After giving birth to her son and undergoing a double mastectomy, Romero waived reconstructive surgery, as well as postpartum recovery in order to deploy with her unit.

(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Breanne Pye, 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office, 4th Inf. Div.)

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