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Through the glass

Looking through the back glass of a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, members of the Afghan National Army secure a landing zone at Combat Outpost Passerlay Feb. 11. Brig. Gen. Sayeed Malook, the commanding general of the 215 Corps, traveled to Passerlay to get an update on the operation being conducted in Trek Nawa. (Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough)



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This work, Through the glass [Image 2 of 14], by Sgt Bobby Yarbrough, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.11.2013

Date Posted:02.14.2013 04:06

Photo ID:865855

VIRIN:130211-M-DE426-007

Resolution:2900x2304

Size:860.84 KB

Location:TREK NAWA, AFGHANISTAN, AF

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