We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 30, 2013

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1st Lt. Jordan Farrar, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101 ABN DIV?, fires a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile at a target while Cpl. Christopher Parker, observes at the heavy weapons range on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson.

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