We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for March 12, 2014


CAMP HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — As crew chief Spc. Scott Pauley, Company B, 1-140 Aviation Battalion provides direction, a Soldier with 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry clears out of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, Feb. 8. Soldiers of the 1-184 were sharpening their air assault skills in preparation for annual training 2014. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin M.M. Cossel)

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