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Afghan Special Forces work to strengthen security in Helmand

An Afghan Local Police instructor and recruits stand in preparation of a graduation ceremony Oct. 5, 2013, in Kajaki district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. ALP recruits gain competency in weapons skills, critical first aid techniques, and Afghan rule of law. The recruits will use these abilities to bring peace and security to their districts.



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This work, Afghan Special Forces work to strengthen security in Helmand [Image 4 of 4], by SPC Brandon Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.05.2013

Date Posted:10.15.2013 12:00

Photo ID:1034771

VIRIN:131005-A-PU718-004

Resolution:2400x1594

Size:1.72 MB

Location:KAJAKI DISTRICT, AF

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