We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 3, 2011

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U.S. Army soldiers conducted squad training after unloading from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 26, 2011. The soldiers, assigned to 164th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, are preparing for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson

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