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Sykes' Logistics Task Force Keeps Surrounding Bases Thriving

Spc. Joseph Nelson, a mechanic with the 506th Quartermaster Company, Logistics Task Force maintenance team, cuts wood to use as a connex wall Feb. 3 at Contingency Operating Location Sykes, Iraq. Nelson, a Springfield, Ohio, native, is traditionally a plumber, but like many Soldiers in the LTF, has cross-trained to perform missions outside his specialty. (Photo by 1st Lt. Darrell Melrose)



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This work, Sykes' Logistics Task Force Keeps Surrounding Bases Thriving [Image 3 of 3], by SGT Keith Vanklompenberg, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.05.2010

Date Posted:02.05.2010 09:27

Photo ID:247907

VIRIN:100205-A-#####-001

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:1.42 MB

Location:TIKRIT, IQGlobe

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