We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 23, 2009

Wed Dec. 23, 2009 4:23 AM PST

Lt. Col. William F. McCollough, commanding officer, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, listens to community leaders of Nawa district discuss recent events at a lunch party Dec. 8. The celebration was held at the district administrator’s residence in honor of McCollough and 1/5’s success in the district over the past five months. McCollough, known throughout Nawa as "Colonel Bill," dressed in traditional Afghan clothes and a headdress out of sincere respect to Afghan culture. (US Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brian A. Tuthill.)

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