November 21, 2011
Matthew Tully is about to land in a military helicopter next to a bombed out Presidential Palace in Tikrit, Iraq, in 2005. The presidential grounds at the time were known as Forward Operating Base Danger since it was subject to daily attacks. This base was his home while in Iraq.
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Matthew Tully preps for upcoming third overseas deployment
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