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Karl Gatke, Sergeant First Class, Oregon National Guard Afghanistan, above Kabul with a Russian tank. First row, far right.

Karl Gatke, Sergeant First Class, Oregon National Guard Afghanistan, asking Channing Tatum to straighten his hat.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Sept. 9, 2005) Staff Sgt. Karl Gatke, assigned to the 162 Infantry Division of the Oregon National Guard walks as far as he can into a flooded neighborhood Friday, Sept. 9, 2005 in the Jefferson Parish area of New Orleans, La. (Oscar Sosa/Bloomberg News)