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One of my platoon sergeants asked me if I can take photographs of the combative, you know, them doing the exercise. I brought my camera in, start taking some pictures. Word just spread like fire from there.

You know we have a PFC who can take some really good photographs. The commander calls me in, asks me if, you know, I’ll be interested in doing photography for the unit. And, you know, it was a great opportunity. I couldn’t pass it on and here I am sitting in a 25 victor slot.

Coming from India I never even imagined that I’ll be a photographer, let alone be a photographer for the, the US Army Reserve. And so it’s just truly a dream come true.

Part photographer, part mechanic, all Army Reserve.

If you want to succeed and you have a passion for anything at all, the opportunity is endless.

NAME: SPC Gagan Dhiman
JOB: Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (91B)
SERVICE TYPE: Army Reserve

Specialist Dhiman talks more about how an opportunity to use his photography talents led him to pursue further training as a combat documentation/production specialist in the U.S. Army Reserve.