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Local trucking company assists small Army bases

Ali Can Birbiri, the site manager for Elta Company, stands next to his fleet of trucks at Contingency Operating Location Sykes, Iraq. Birbiri came to Iraq in 2005 from Adana, Turkey, and assists the 506th Quartermaster Company in delivering food and supplies to small bases near Sykes.



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This work, Local trucking company assists small Army bases, by SGT Keith Vanklompenberg, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.12.2010

Date Posted:02.12.2010 03:41

Photo ID:250542

VIRIN:100212-A-#####-001

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:1.5 MB

Location:BALAD, IQGlobe

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