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Something in return

Soldiers of C Co., 1-151st Infantry roll out in an armored security vehicle providing security and force protection for logistical convoys throughout the theater of Iraq. Although the unit is currently stationed at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Al Qayyarah, Iraq, the unit's home armory is located in Indianapolis, Ind.



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This work, Something in return [Image 3 of 3], by SSG Les Newport, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.17.2008

Date Posted:09.17.2008 23:52

Photo ID:116059

VIRIN:080917-A-#####-001

Resolution:640x424

Size:186.54 KB

Location:AL QAYYARAH, IQGlobe

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