National Guard

TOP: National Guardsmen unload Joseph Koury, 79, of Brookline out of a humvee and into an ambulance on Monday, February 8, 2010 after assisting on an emergency call for Koury, who suffered a stroke. Paramedics were unable to drive to Koury's home along Wareman Avenue and had to go on foot because of the snow. BOTTOM: National Guard Spc. Anthony Karpinski, left, and Sgt. Scott Hamilton, right, help Jo Koury of Brookline into an ambulance on Monday after assisting on the emergency call for Koury's husband, Joseph.

Humvee View

The city skyline can be seen from a National Guard humvee as it crosses the Birmingham Bridge towards the South Side on Monday, February 8, 2010.


TOP: Rachel Walker, 21, of the South Side digs her car out in Oakmont on Saturday morning, February 6, 2010. Yesterday's record winter storm left her stranded at her mother's Oakmont home. BOTTOM: A man rides his tractor down Hulton Road in Oakmont on Saturday morning. Many found travel nearly impossible after yesterday's record winter storm that blanketed the region in snow.


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Justin Merriman, an award-winning photojournalist has spent more than a decade traveling the world to cover politics, wars, natural disasters and civil unrest. His work has appeared in leading national and international publications and he has received numerous top journalism awards. After covering the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks – including the crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville – Merriman committed to chronicling the U.S. military and its War on Terror. He has followed this story across the US and into the war zones of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. He also has covered life in Fidel Castro’s Cuba in 2002, India’s efforts to eradicate polio, the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba in 2012, the 2013 conclave and election of Pope Francis in Rome, the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution and subsequent unrest, and most recently, Russia's invasion of Crimea and the international crisis that unfolded in Ukraine. Merriman lives in Oakmont with his fiancĂ©, Stephanie Strasburg.

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