Collins, Elizabeth M.
May 2009
Soldiers;May2009, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p10
The article focuses on Specialist (Spc.) Michael D. Carter, a combat cameraman who traded his camera for a rifle to save the lives of some Army Green Berets. As stated, Carter was asked by his superior to go with Team 3336 of the 3rd Special Forces Group on an operation at Shok Valley where they fought with Afghan rebels. It is noted that after the nightmarish fighting, they emerged victorious and Carter was given a Silver Star which is said to be the first to be awarded to a cameraman.


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