Army Rangers get top valor awards for heroism on deadly day in Afghanistan

The situation was dire: A team of Army Rangers had swooped into an enemy compound in southern Afghanistan, only to find that the area had been rigged with numerous booby traps. At least 10 improvised explosive devices went off within minutes, mortally wounding four soldiers and catastrophically injuring several others.

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