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Afghan security forces clear Nangal Valley, Kunar

An U.S. OH-58 Kiowa helicopter scans the ridgelines above the Afghan security forces to assist in providing security for the Afghan forces clearing the Nangal Valley in northern Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan-planned and led operation captured several insurgents and weapons Aug. 24, 2012.



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This work, Afghan security forces clear Nangal Valley, Kunar [Image 2 of 8], by MAJ Christopher Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:08.28.2012 03:18

Photo ID:653034

VIRIN:120824-A-ED208-007

Resolution:3264x2448

Size:1.65 MB

Location:NANGAL, AF

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