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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 April 13, 2008

Submitted by Staff Sgt. Kevin Victor, Ghazni, Afghanistan. Here is a picture of one of my soldiers firing the 777 howitzer in Afghanistan. His name is Pfc. Rowles, a cannoneer from Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery, at FOB Ghazni.

Submitted by 1st Lt. Jose Yrigollen, Patrol Leader, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, Balad, Iraq. Sgt. Jason Thompson takes time out to give some attention to man’s best friend while visiting a “Sons of Iraq” checkpoint.

Submitted by Eric Aubrey, Project Manager, Afghanistan Engineer District. The remains of an old Russian plane have been sitting quietly alone for many years in a water-soaked field on the grounds of the Afghan Commando School on the outskirts of Kabul.

Submitted by Lt. Col Ed Ledford, Chief, Key Leader Engagement Cell, CJTF-82 and Regional Command East 82nd Airborne Division. Afghan National Army commando candidates on the firing range at Camp Morehead, outside of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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