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Liberian President celebrates military members, families

Armed Forces of Liberia Private 1st Class Kizzer Urey prepares to bench press 255 pounds during AFL Affiliation Day festivities at Edward Binyah Kesselly Military Barracks on Dec. 27. Pfc. Urey won the competition with a 375-pound lift and was congratulated by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who presided over the event honoring AFL soldiers and families.



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This work, Liberian President celebrates military members, families [Image 3 of 4], by Capt. Bryon McGarry, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.27.2012

Date Posted:01.04.2013 04:28

Photo ID:809658

VIRIN:121227-F-ED706-110

Resolution:4055x1868

Size:835.91 KB

Location:MONROVIA, LRGlobe

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