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Chuck Yeager's 'Speed of Sound Tour' makes a stop in Kabul

Soldiers from Camp Blackhorse, which is located in the Kabul Base Cluster, posed with Retired Maj. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, as he made his rounds during his “Speed of Sound” tour.



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This work, Chuck Yeager's 'Speed of Sound Tour' makes a stop in Kabul [Image 5 of 5], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.16.2012

Date Posted:04.19.2012 02:42

Photo ID:561507

VIRIN:120416-A-#####-002

Resolution:1024x680

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Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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