We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for October 18, 2011

Tue Oct. 18, 2011 4:57 AM EDT

Maj. Gen. Russ Handy braves a sandstorm at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Sept. 27, 2011. As the commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Iraq and director of Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq, the general is the senior US Air Force representative in Iraq and represents the combined force's air component commander to the commanding general of US Forces-Iraq. (US Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo)