US Army Lt. Col. Burton Shields and his translator, meet with village elders in Karezgay, Afghanistan, Oct. 31, 2009. Shields is the commander of the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christine Jones.)
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