Last Mission

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© Jeremiah Ridgeway
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Photo Info
UploadedSeptember 14, 2007
TakenJanuary 13, 2007
Exposure1/100 sec at f/4.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length17.4 mm
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Nuristan, Afghanistan, May 2007. 2LT Christopher York standing on a mountain top observation post during the last major mission conducted by 3-71 Cavalry, 10th Mountain Division.

In the From the front photo essay.

31 responses

  • Pauline Easter

    Pauline Easter gave props (13 Sep 2007):

    Excellent silhouette.

  • Henry Bowman

    Henry Bowman gave props (13 Sep 2007):

    Good shot!

  • Rosetta Kureshi

    Rosetta Kureshi said (13 Sep 2007):

    Excellent contrast Nice Shot, I like your all snaps, great

  • Howard Seelig

    Howard Seelig gave props (14 Sep 2007):

    Amazing photo.

  • Sarah L

    Sarah L gave props (15 Sep 2007):

    Beautifully captured, very emotional...

  • Ryan Little

    Ryan Little gave props (16 Sep 2007):

    Very nice!

  • Scott Dungan

    Scott Dungan gave props (17 Sep 2007):

    Excellent essay. Thank you for your service.

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (27 Sep 2007):

    I agree with Cora. Cover shot all the way ! Amazing.. Thanks for Sharing

  • Agnaldo Neves

    Agnaldo Neves (Deleted) said (18 Oct 2007):

    Cover pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee... is damn good photo....

  • Matt Dragon

    Matt Dragon gave props (16 Dec 2007):

    Movie poster, recruiting poster, even a postcard...this is great.

  • Tom York

    Tom York said (28 Dec 2007):

    great photo, but I am biased since it is my son. Mr. Ridgeway, thanks to you and the rest of 3rd platoon for bringing him home safely.

  • David Huff

    David Huff gave props (11 Jan 2008):

    vary nice pic

  • Reese M.

    Reese M. gave props (18 Jan 2008):

    I could see this on the front cover of Newsweek or Times. Great job!

  • Sanjin Lopatic

    Sanjin Lopatic (Deleted) said (24 Feb 2008):


  • Jahan Sharif

    Jahan Sharif gave props (23 Mar 2008):

    Beautiful silhouette

  • Steven Goranitis

    Steven Goranitis gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    Damn, Fantastic! Love it!

  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (7 Apr 2008):

    You have done a phenominal job with docuementing Afghanistan.. That,s the first time I,ve ever spelled the countries name.. Your pictures..well haveing always lived in Canada..your pictures just move me to appreciate our country even more.. Without pictures like yours.. I never really could even imagine what you all went through.. Glad your back safely and I hope your pictures and your service get the recognition they deserve...

  • Andrew Lawson

    Andrew Lawson gave props (2 May 2008):

    Wow!!! very powerful shot!!

  • Brian Ragsdale

    Brian Ragsdale said (20 Jun 2008):

    Great shot....

  • Andrea Alzmann

    Andrea Alzmann gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    Stunning! God bless and Thank You!!!

  • Pongsatorn Sukhum

    Pongsatorn Sukhum gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    Strong image.

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (4 Apr 2009):

    You Sir, are are a master photographer. Thank you for your service. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  • Donna Weston

    Donna Weston gave props (28 May 2009):

    Riveting photo!

  • Eric Maki

    Eric Maki (Deleted) gave props (29 May 2009):

    An amazing silhouette! Great work! Thank you for sharing your photos and thank you for your service.

  • Feei Chung

    Feei Chung gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    Wonderful shot.

  • Gary Rittermeyer

    Gary Rittermeyer (Deleted) gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    fantastic image

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    This is an incredible shot!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (13 Jul 2009):

    Mr York thank you for your sons service! I think this is one outstanding photo!

  • Mark Conrad Maramag

    Mark Conrad Maramag gave props (20 Jul 2009):

    i love the story of this photo. nicely done!

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents said (23 Jul 2009):

    there is light in the darkest times

  • christopher kontoes

    christopher kontoes (Deleted) said (2 Jan 2010):

    thank you.

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