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Supplies arrive in Saigon, 1962

Saigon, South Vietnam, February 1962: Military supplies are offloaded from the freighter Hawaiian Educator February 1962 at the port of Saigon.

Kandahar Hockey League, 2010

Kandahar, Afghanistan, Nov. 8, 2010: Players scrimmage in preparation for the upcoming season of the Kandahar Hockey League at Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan.

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Ramstein claims the crown, 2003

Baumholder, Germany, Nov. 1, 2003: Ramstein football players celebrate their 7-6 victory over Wiesbaden in the DODDS Division I Football Championship game in Baumholder, Germany.

Food convoy in Mogadishu, 1993

Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 3, 1993: A U.S. Marine guarding the gate to the port in Mogadishu loses his temper with a Somali trucker hauling grain donated by relief organizations.

Loudspeakers aimed at East Berlin, 1963

Berlin, September 1963: When the government of East Berlin used loudspeakers to drown out a speech by West German President Heinrich Luebke in the western sector of the city, retaliation came in the form of a mobile unit equipped with clusters of even more powerful speakers.

Rising floodwaters, 1954

West Germany, July 12, 1954: Floodwaters, rising to the second story of buildings in this town, left more than 50,000 people homeless along the Danube, Isar and Inn rivers.

Independence Day fireworks, 2006

RAF Alconbury, England, July 2, 2006: Fireworks brighten up the night sky as onlookers admire the spectacle in front of RAF Alconbury’s commissary.

Mine-sweeping in Afghanistan, 2009

Tangi District, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2009: Pfcs. John Gudzelak, 23, left, and Justin Griffin, 19, members of a route-clearing patrol with the 10th Mountain Division, joke around after their armored vehicle was struck by a bomb. They were not badly hurt.

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