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Over the radio

GySgt. Jeremiah Johnson monitors radio transmissions and receives updates from the mobile combat operations center about the progress of the Afghan National Army's clearing operation in Trek Nawa, Afghanistan, Feb. 9. Johnson is a member of a Camp Pendleton-based Security Forces Assistance Advisor Team, which is mentoring the 1st Brigade, 215 Corps during the two-day operation in southern Helmand Province. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)



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This work, Over the radio [Image 13 of 14], by Sgt Bobby Yarbrough, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.09.2013

Date Posted:02.14.2013 02:52

Photo ID:865829

VIRIN:130209-M-DE426-003

Resolution:3240x2748

Size:821.67 KB

Location:TREK NAWA, AF

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The Time of Transition: ANA coordinates, leads operation through Trek Nawa

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