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Brian M. McPhillips - Interview with Brian M. McPhillips: clip: Brian's duties in Iraq as a platoon commander; mission began on March 30, 2003, and his parents didn't hear from him again; they did see a picture of him taken by a news photographer in a tactics meeting; he took over a scout platoon from an injured commander; they were on their way to Baghdad, determined to stop for nothing, on April 4; ran into an ambush in which Brian was killed; Iraqi civilians along the road had tried to warn the soldiers from not proceeding any farther; Brian was shot in the back of the head and immediately lost consciousness and was dead at the scene.
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