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Helicopter delivers supplies near Salang tunnel

A CH-46 helicopter delivers supplies using long line position placement near the Salang tunnel. The mission was the first conducted, near the Salang tunnel, to support soldiers serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.



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This work, Helicopter delivers supplies near Salang tunnel [Image 1 of 6], by SFC Luis Saavedra, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.26.2012

Date Posted:08.30.2012 05:43

Photo ID:654988

VIRIN:120826-A-#####-626

Resolution:3236x2524

Size:1.14 MB

Location:AF

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