We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 20, 2012

From left, Pfc. Michael Weymouth and Sgt. Christopher Ouzts, engineers with the 569th Engineer Company, Fort Carson, Colo., provide dismounted security for Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Myers while clearing a hill of IED threats in the district of Takhteh Pol, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012. Photo: US Army.

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