We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for May 27, 2011


U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers speak with a village elder during a Convoy Reconnaissance Patrol at Badamak, in the Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, May 23, 2011. The purpose of the patrol is to build relationships and trust with local citizens and assess safety, security, and insurgent threats in the area. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Simon Lee

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