Iron Mike

October 27th, 2009

MUST CREDIT: Jeff Bundy/The Omaha World-Herald
Gunnery Sgt. Michael Burghardt signals his defiance after being struck by an IED Monday Sept. 19, 2005 near Ramadi, Iraq. The Marine refused to be carried away on a streacher and walked under his own power to a waiting medavac. Attending to the marine was Nebraska 167 CAV members Spc. John Adams (far left in front) and PFC. Darin Nelson of Fremont Neb. Burghardt is an EOD with the United States Marine Corps. (Staff photo by Jeff Bundy/the Omaha World-Herald)
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