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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 Jan. 9, 2006

Submitted Sgt. 1st Class Antonio L. Brown Sr., platoon sergeant, 1st Platoon, 92nd Chemical Company, 3rd Infantry Division at Camp Liberty, Iraq. I took this picture of three of my soldiers as they were preparing to open the gates to the Trans-load Site. The end of our tour seemed so far away.

Submitted by Capt. Nadine A. Terese, commander of 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Division Support Brigade. I wanted to share a picture of soldiers praying before a convoy mission at CSC Cedar during a trip from Camp Taji to carry redeploying 3rd Infantry Division equipment.

Submitted by Peter Cummings, billeting supervisor at KBR. Sunrise over LSA Anaconda in Balad, Iraq.

Submitted by Spc. Richard E. Davis. This is a picture of the Headquarters 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, mortar mission conducted Nov. 30 at FOB Falcon, Baghdad. The people on the track are Staff Sgt. Gadson, Cpl. Arnold, Spc. Alba, Spc. Bland and Spc. Estrada.

Submitted by Gunnery Sgt. Gary Bass, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. A Harrier sits on the flight deck of the USS Tarawa.

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