We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for September 21, 2009

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Airman 1st Class Davis Smith carries a guide used in airfield construction Sept. 9, 2009, at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan. He is part of a team preparing the area for a runway that will allow C-17 Globemaster IIIs to deliver cargo and people directly to FOB Dwyer. Airman Smith is assigned to the 1st Expeditionary RED HORSE Group and is deployed from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Shawn Weismiller)

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