Afghan Deployment Updates **YEAR IN REVIEW** (39 images)

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Heie2 Contributing Member • Posts: 515
Afghan Deployment Updates **YEAR IN REVIEW** (39 images)
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As some of you know - I created a series of periodic updates portraying my experience of a twelve month deployment to Afghanistan.

As I have returned home - here is the culminating post, a year in review, as well as links to all the other 17 updates. For those of you that have had trouble in the past viewing the images, I re-uploaded every image and they now are working - you should experience zero problems viewing the images.

Year in Review

Thanks for looking.

-Heie

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Simply breathtaking.

Regards.

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mlkind Forum Member • Posts: 89
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Stunning, absolutely stunning.    I really don't know what to say except for thank you.  Thank you in so many ways.

mlk

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Pedro Ernesto Guerra Azevedo Senior Member • Posts: 1,283
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Heie

Congratulations, nice photos !

All I ask that you continue posting their photos and stories even after returning from Afghanistan.

Again thanks for sharing!!

hugs

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Dale108 Veteran Member • Posts: 6,944
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Hi Heie:

Fascinating series; thanks for posting.

Dale

OPTMEKX7 Senior Member • Posts: 1,668
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Incredible images, they speak so much about the everyday event you encounter. This is photojournalism at its best.

cheers,

Rene

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ccd Regular Member • Posts: 372
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Indescribably profound. Thanks for sharing.

Brian Thomas Contributing Member • Posts: 562
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outstanding photos - the excellent portraits, sunrise with the units flag, the jet wing over snow-capped mountains

this is my first comment to you, because this is the first time I've seen your photos -- in the past they never showed up for me.

thanks and I'm glad you're back safely. I hope we end our involvement before you get sent back.

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Great work and thanks Heie

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OP Heie2 Contributing Member • Posts: 515
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Everyone, thank you so much for your kind words - I greatly appreciate it

Brian Thomas wrote:

outstanding photos - the excellent portraits, sunrise with the units flag, the jet wing over snow-capped mountains

this is my first comment to you, because this is the first time I've seen your photos -- in the past they never showed up for me.

thanks and I'm glad you're back safely. I hope we end our involvement before you get sent back.

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Good, so the re-uploading was worth it! But it seems you didn't actually visit the updates because that is not a sunrise

It's the sunset on 19 July 2012, the night a soldier in my company was killed at the hands of the Taliban. If you go to Update *Eleven* you will see the full story behind that photograph and many others from his memorial.

Thank you again for your kind words, and yes, I hope so as well. But if not, I will have my camera as one of the first things on my packing list

-Heie

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mark dimo Senior Member • Posts: 1,962
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Really fantastic set of images Heie!!!

I like many of us here are confident that your work might one day make a great coffee table collection of the soldier's experience.

Keep shooting and keep inspiring us. Well done mate!

-Mark

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DAVID MANZE Veteran Member • Posts: 4,540
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Genuine journalistic series,showing all aspects of your experiences!  Deserves a lot more than the responses it got here.  Top work.

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SBS Senior Member • Posts: 2,299
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Great job. Thanks for doing it and for sharing.

Bob Corson Senior Member • Posts: 2,316
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What great shots. Thank you so much for posting them and especially reposting. But more importantly thank you for your service! I am glad that you are back home safely.

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BrianC Veteran Member • Posts: 4,547
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Looking forward to the images but I get directed to a search engine page after clicking your link. Hmmmm

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