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Afghan Special Forces work to strengthen security in Helmand

An Afghan National Army Special Forces leader motivates Afghan Local Police recruits during a graduation ceremony Oct. 5, 2013, in Kajaki district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Afghan National Army Special Forces soldiers use their past combat experience in fighting insurgent forces to ensure ALP cadets receive the best training possible. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brandon Thomas/Released)



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This work, Afghan Special Forces work to strengthen security in Helmand [Image 3 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:1034772

VIRIN:131005-A-PU718-055

Resolution:2400x1955

Size:1.72 MB

Location:KAJAKI DISTRICT, AF

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