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Grief in the line of duty: Jennifer Allara at TEDxScottAFB
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Added Jun 25, 2012
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“To keep going is the main thing.”

Trapped in a firefight in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Jennifer Allara suffered the loss of a close crewmember. At TEDxScottAFB, she shares the emotional rollercoaster she experienced after the incident and offers advice for anyone going through a hard time -- “it gets better.”

Master Sergeant Jennifer J. Allara is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician at Dover Air Force Base, DE. During her 15-year career she has deployed to multiple locations, to include combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. She continues to lead her teams in the safing and disposal of hazardous ordnance and improvised explosive devices.