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Sharing Gifts

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Romanian Soldiers share gifts children from a village from the South of Afghanistan, April 21st, 2009.

Photo by Constantin Mireanu of Romania.

Contest entry D0109.

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Relaxing Between Missions

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Romanian soldiers know how to relax between two missions, Lagman, Afghanistan, April 24th, 2009.

Photo by Constantin Mireanu of Romania.

Contest entry D0108.

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Prayer Before Mission

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Romanian soldiers during the Orthodox Service Prayer before mission, Laghman, Afghanistan, April 22nd, 2009.

Photo by Constantin Mireanu of Romania.

Contest entry D0107.

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Onto the Battlefield

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U.S. Army Soldiers with the 205th Coalition Mentor Team, exit the side door of an MI-17 tactical helicopter during a battlefield circulation mission, Feb. 25, 2010, Southern Afghanistan. General Qs Ime, Afghan National Army 205th Corps vice commander, and his mentor U.S. Army Lt. Col. Matthew Bedwell, 205th Coalition Mentor Team deputy commander, stopped at four different FOBs and visited over 200 205th Corps ANA soldiers to discuss the progress of combat operations and quality of life issues at each location.

Photo by Kenny Holston of the United States of America.

Contest entry D0098.

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Lost in the Forces

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A young Afghan boy finds himself surrounded by U.S., Coalition and Afghan military troops passing through his village, Feb. 5, 2010, Southern Afghanistan. Canadian Forces 3rd KANDAK 1/205 Corps and the U.S. Army Charlie Company 2508 Task Force Furry worked together mentoring the 3-1/205 Afghan National Army for a successful execution of Operation Mesmar. The mission objective was to clear several villages and fruit orchards in the southern most half of Terot Kulacha in search of IED’s, weapons caches and illegal drugs.

Photo by Kenny Holston of the United  States of America.

Contest entry A0147.

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Heading Home

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Two cousins in the ANA share a joke as they finish a foot patrol in Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province before heading back to their camp, 29th April 2008.

Photo by Andy Barnham of the United Kingdom.

Contest entry C0059.

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News in Old Kabul

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German soldiers  disseminating the popular Sada-e-Azadi newspaper in the Old City, Kabul.

Photo by Iain Cochrane of Scotland, the United Kingdom.

Contest entry D0067.

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Soldiers

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Soldiers of the Afghan National Army possess considerable pride, a sense of duty and a sense of humour.  Taken in February 2007 at the Kabul Military Training Centre.

Photo by Iain Cochrane of Scotland, the United Kingdom.

Contest entry C0052.

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Hundreds of Afghan Soldiers

Hundreds of Afghan Soldiers

Afghan National Army soldiers are led in prayer in Camp Shaheen, Afghanistan, February of 2009.

Photo by John Scott Rafoss of the United States of America.

Contest entry C0049.

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Mortar in Flight

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Afghan National Army soldiers shoot a mortar during a training exercise in Camp Shaheen, Afghanistan, February of 2009.

Photo by John Scott Rafoss of the United States of America.

Contest entry C0048.

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