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ANA new elite snipers complete course

An Afghan National Army sniper peers through the scope of his M24 Sniper Weapon System during the sniper training course at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Dec. 21. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew Thompson, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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This work, ANA new elite snipers complete course [Image 3 of 6], by SGT Matthew Thompson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.21.2011

Date Posted:01.08.2012 17:10

Photo ID:507736



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