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Delivering the goods

An Air Force C-17 drops bundles of fuel and food to Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Waza Kwhah. The drop was a collaborative effort between the Air Force and the 101st Sustainment Brigade.

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This work, Delivering the goods [Image 1 of 2], by MSG Peter Mayes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.30.2011

Date Posted:02.02.2011 23:25

Photo ID:363063



Size:2.83 MB


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