We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 16, 2010

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Members of the Iowa National Guard load vehicles during railhead operations at Camp Shelby, Miss. The vehicles are being railed to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., where the 2/34th Infantry Division will train this fall. Close to 2,800 soldiers from the Iowa National Guard have been called for deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. This is the largest call up of the Iowa National Guard since WWII. Photo via U.S. Army

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