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Sykes' Logistics Task Force Keeps Surrounding Bases Thriving

The 506th Quartermaster Company Logistic Task Force's transportation team conducts resupply missions to Forward Operating Bases Nimir and Heider, providing them with fuel and water. (Photo by 1st Lt. Darrell Melrose)

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This work, Sykes' Logistics Task Force Keeps Surrounding Bases Thriving [Image 2 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 09:28

Photo ID:247908



Size:1.55 MB

Location:TIKRIT, IQGlobe

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