Mariposa County soldier emerges with ‘scratch’




Army Spc. Jack BrownA Taliban sniper slightly wounded Army Spc. Jack Brown in a firefight that left another soldier dead and one seriously injured in Afghanistan last month, his wife Chantell Brown told the GAZETTE.
The incident occurred in Afghanistan's Wardak Province on April 17. A bullet fired by the enemy grazed the cheek of Brown, 28. The projectile then hit the back of his helmet and spun the soldier around.
The incident happened as the unit conducted a daytime patrol in a grassy valley ...

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