One of the best parts of my job on Redskins.com is that every now and then I come across a picture or a story that makes me stop and remember the reach of NFL football and the Washington Redskins.
In this case, it turned out to be both.
The above photo was voted the 2012 Marine Corps Top Shot, and was taken during Operation Tageer Shamal (Pashto for “Winter Offensive”) in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Deep in the heart of conflict, two Marines and their loyal dog “Blue” found the peaceful serenity of a nap. The photographer, Cpl. Reece Lodder had his camera nearby, but said he paused and took in the scene before snapping a photo. Read more »
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