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ANSF take the lead for Op Shafuq

Members of the Afghan National Police plow the poppy fields of Nad ‘Ali, Afghanistan, during Operation Shafuq, April 19. The ANP along with the 215th Afghan National Army Corps took the reins and completed the mission of poppy eradication and insurgent clearance in the district.

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This work, ANSF take the lead for Op Shafuq [Image 7 of 10], by Cpl Anthony Ward Jr, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.19.2012

Date Posted:04.26.2012 07:44

Photo ID:565792



Size:8.75 MB


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