We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for October 21, 2010

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U.S. Army Pfc. Justin Pierce a Cavalry scout with 1st platoon Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron of the 172nd Cavalry Regiment and a Pittsfield, Mass., resident provides security for his fellow soldiers during a visit to an Afghan National Police (ANP) outpost in the Jabal Saraj district, Parwan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 8, 2010. Bravo troop visits the ANP outpost to check on the security forces, and to conduct an area recon.U.S. Army photo by Spc Kristina Gupton.

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