We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 6, 2009

Thu Aug. 6, 2009 6:00 AM EDT

Sgt. Alica Keppley, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 aviation supply specialist, holds her daughter Arrianna, 2, after returning home to the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Ariz., from a seven-month deployment with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the USS Boxer July 31, 2009. Approximately 100 Marine Attack Squadron 214 and MALS-13 Marines and sailors returned to Yuma. While deployed, the Marines aided in counter-piracy operations off the coast of Africa, near the Gulf of Aden, including the recovery of Richard Phillips, a civilian cargo ship captain who was taken hostage by Somali pirates. (Marine corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Hazard.)