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Photos published Nov. 20, 2005

Submitted by Cpl. Eric Flores, 256th MCT out of Fort Lewis, Washington: "I took these en route to my duty station, FOB Diamondback, in Mosul. This was taken from a UH-60 Black Hawk that was transporting personnel over the stretch between Q-West and Mosul. It details the terrain that covers a lot of Northern Iraq."

Submitted by U.S. Marine Corps Corporal John Alvarez: "Here is a picture of me with a local Afghani boy at Jalalabad Airfield Afghanistan."

Submitted by Maria-Gabriela Arguello: Staff Sgt. Carlos Arguello rides in a Humvee near FOB Warhorse.

Submitted by 2nd Lt. Bridget Deuter, Co. A, 96th Area Support Battalion, 101st Aviation Brigade, Camp Speicher: Pfc. Andrea Bills, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, helped deliver school supplies in a humanitarian relief effort to local Iraqi schools on Oct. 5, 2005 near Tikrit.

Submitted by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin W. Reeves, 155th Brigade Combat Team: Local leaders and members of the 155th Brigade Combat Team are on hand for the groundbreaking for a new Farmers Cooperative at An Najaf, Iraq. It's part of the 155th BCT's "Amber Waves" program, designed to help local farmers help themselves.

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