April 3, 2012 5:25 PM

Soldiers at Afghanistan post befriend combat tortoise named Terry

Walking in the dark toward the scene of an Apache helicopter attack against a team of insurgents, Sgt. Dison Ittu looked down and saw something that might help the days go by a little faster on his yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. The tortoise at his feet looked like just the right kind of pal to share with his platoon.

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