We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 19, 2014


Staff Sgt. Austina Knotek takes a photo with the United States Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno in Kabul, Afghanistan, February 7, 2014. Staff Sgt. Austina Knotek is an Information Technology Specialist from Crown Point, N.M. assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps. Knotek noticed the large crowd outside her work area and realized the Army Chief of Staff, General Ray Odierno, was conducting a media engagement with Fox & Friends, which included more than a dozen Soldiers in the background. (U.S. Army Photo by Nate Allen)

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