- Associated Press - Friday, June 6, 2014

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa man who served in Afghanistan appears in a new documentary featuring his unit.

Nathan Allen, of Atlantic, appears in the film, “The Hornet’s Nest.” The movie features Allen’s unit, the 101st Airborne Division.

The Atlantic News Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1nY31j4 ) the movie shows the unit as it experiences hostile fire in Afghanistan in 2011. Allen is wounded trying to help another soldier in his platoon reach safety.

Allen received a Purple Heart for his service, and retired as a sergeant last year. He says the movie helps him remember the incident, and helps others understand what the soldiers experienced.

The movie is playing in Atlantic from June 12-19.

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Information from: Atlantic News Telegraph, http://atlanticnewstelegraph.com