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Night Convoy down Highway 1

A U.S. Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles belonging to the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, stops briefly on one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1, just south of Forward Operating Base Arian as their mechanics do a quick repair on a host nation truck that was low on brake fluid May 21. The unit was the combat escort for a dozen HNT's on a 200-mile convoy from Bagram Air Field to FOB Warrior.



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This work, Night Convoy down Highway 1 [Image 6 of 12], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.21.2012

Date Posted:05.29.2012 03:04

Photo ID:589511

VIRIN:120521-A-ZU930-001

Resolution:2700x1800

Size:1.12 MB

Location:GHAZNI PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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