We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 5, 2010

US Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Davis (left) and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mike Croslin discuss their last mission after landing an AH-64 Apache helicopter from Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, Attack Reconnaissance Battalion in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010. Photo via the US Army by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter M. Wayman.

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