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

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Paratroopers with 3rd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, remove an M119A2 105mm howitzer from its air-drop packing Dec. 3, 2010, during a training exercise at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Paratroopers’ goal is to be able to fire the cannon within 20 minutes of the first jumper exiting the aircraft. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod

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