We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 7, 2009

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Soldiers with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division fire a 120mm mortar at the hills surrounding Forward Operating Base Kalagush, Aug. 2. (Photo courtesy army.mil.)

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