A 'day game' unlike any other

24-hour Shootout for Soldiers event brings community, veterans together

Updated: June 19, 2013, 2:40 PM ET
By Devon Heinen | Special to ESPN.com


t was early in the morning on Oct. 4, 2012, when First Platoon Bravo Company 1-64 Armor Third Infantry Division resumed its mission in Afghanistan's Panjwai District. To that point, the mission in one of Kandahar's more dangerous areas had been successful. Despite taking on enemy fire for a couple of hours on the first day, nobody had been seriously injured and the group of 15 United States Army and 15 Afghan National Army soldiers had already discovered and taken care of some improvised ...

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