New York--New York Army National Guard Soldiers pose with comedian Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the studios of Comedy Central in Manhattan in front of an M1117 Armored Security Vehicle which was used in the opening of Colbert’s Sept. 8 program saluting US troops.
They are (from left) Capt. Shawn Tabankin, Staff Sgt. Kent Theobald, Sgt. Josuha Flint, and Spec. Jeffrey Vucich. Theobald, Flint, and Vucich participated with Colbert in a segement which opened his Sept. 8 program which saluted troops who served in Iraq. Tabankin also appeared on the program.
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