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Nobody knows better than Stars and Stripes what you go through downrange. Except you. So we want your help in telling your story. E-mail us your digital photos, depicting what life is like wherever you are, whether on the FOB or on a mission somewhere in the wild. It’s “Your View” of your role in the wars, whether Iraq, Afghanistan or somewhere else. Candid (not posed) shots are best, and please include your name, unit, location and a short caption explaining the picture and your thoughts when you took the shot. Selected photos will be used in the paper and here at stripes.com. E-mail your photos to: view@mail.estripes.osd.mil.

Photos published September 5, 2007

Submitted by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Richard D. Reid Jr., 4-227 ARB, 1st Cavalry Division, Camp Taji, Iraq.A pair of Apache Longbows take off for missions from Camp Taji.

Submitted by Master Sgt. Edward L. Garner, Special Operations Task Force – North, Iraq.The photo depicts the disparity between the hellish conditions which the troops are experiencing and the thought of a higher being and the peace that it brings to many of the troops.

Submitted by: Tech. Sgt Michelle M. Isserman, 732th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Al Taqaddum, Iraq.This is a photo of us having fun at a BBQ we hosted. We were participating in a tug of war competition - Air Force against the Army. As you can see, the rope was clearly on the Air Force side of the cone! It’s been a lot of fun being part of an ‘In Lieu of Tasking,’ working and competing against our sister services.

Submitted by: Eric Aubrey, Afghanistan Engineer District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.First Lt. Trina Tolen, O&M Officer of the Afghanistan Engineer District, gets a little wet courtesy of Lt. Col. Patrick Gallagher, following her promotion ceremony on July 4 in Kabul.

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