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International Women's Day

International Women's Day attendees, including a local Afghan woman and female members of the Logar Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) greet one another as they arrive at the event held March 8, at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shank, hosted by the Romanian Female Engagement Team (FET).

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This work, International Women's Day [Image 3 of 4], by MAJ Joel Anderson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.08.2013

Date Posted:03.20.2013 11:14

Photo ID:890862



Size:1.89 MB


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