We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 9, 2011

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Paratroopers help their battle buddy climb from an artillery piece after hooking it up to a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a field exercise between the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team and its Combat Aviation Brigade Feb. 2, 2011, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Paratroopers will retreat to the woodline before the helicopter lifts the howitzer into the air. U.S. Army photo by Michael J. MacLeod

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