June 12, 2012
A photo of California Native SSG Joe Hamilton serving in Afghanistan.
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California Native SSG Joe Hamilton Earns Bronze Star with Valor for Heroism While Serving in Afghanistan
The odds were against them. Their platoon was overwhelmed by an enemy force which had targeted them after placing themselves at an angle to attack from which would restrict most of the platoons weapons systems and attacking at the most vulnerable spot on the route they had to travel to get back to the hasty Patrol Base which they had set up.