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U.S. Invasion of Iraq

Lying on a gurney in the pre-op room aboard the USNS Comfort, U.S. Marine Sgt. Jose Torres is prepped by an anesthesiologist before his ninth surgery. Torres was wounded when his armored personnel carrier was hit by friendly fire during the battle of An Nasiriyah.

Persian Gulf, March 2003.