We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 30, 2011

Fri Sep. 30, 2011 5:57 AM EDT

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Briggs protects his head from the intense heat generated by the engines of a C-130 Hercules engine running during an aeromedical evacuation mission Sept. 7, 2011, at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. Briggs is a loadmaster assigned to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. US Air Force photo by Master Sgt Jeffrey Allen.

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