We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 24, 2012


US Army Staff Sgt. Tom Maahs, from Maple Shade, N.J., who is with the Task Force Paladin explosive ordinance disposal unit, inspects the site of an IED through his rifle scope on a street near the wood market in Gardez on February 18, 2012. US Army photo by Spc. Ken Scar, 7th MPAD.

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