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Photos published August 28, 2006

Submitted by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thomas Hayes, Company B, 563rd Aviation Support Battalion, 159th Aviation Brigade, LSA Anaconda, Balad, Iraq. Spc. Wanless takes a break in the shaded cab of our truck. The soldiers of the 563rd provide support for aviation battalions in the 159th Aviation Brigade, 101st Air Assault Division.

Submitted by Spc. Nantena M. Beller. Army Spc. Ryan J. Sayre and 1st Lt. Seth F. Patera, both with the 188th Air Defense Artillery Security Forces, walk back from a patrol of a bazaar near the Pakistan border in Afghanistan.

Submitted by Command Sgt. Maj. Dean J. Keveles, Task Force 3-29 Field Artillery, LSA Anaconda, Iraq. This photo was taken during preparations for a night patrol outside LSA Anaconda as a joint patrol of Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery (Task Force Pacesetters) with members of the 4th Iraqi Army Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Division.

Submitted by Maj. Scott Meehan (Ret.), contractor, Iraq. Troops line up at the the Golden Arches in the desert at Ali Al-Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

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