We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 3, 2011

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Spent shell casings pile up as a soldier fires his weapon down-range during weapons qualification on Fort Riley, Kansas, July 26, 2011. The soldier is assigned to the 1st Infantry Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade. US Army photo by Sgt. Roland Hale.

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