An Afghan Highway Police officer stands watch during a joint reconnaissance mission with U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment In Robat, Afghanistan, on March 17, 2010. Photo via the US Air Force by Master Sgt. Juan Valdes.
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