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So long ago, tonight it returns

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Romantic like Paris.


U.S. soldiers inspect the scene of a car bomb attack outside the office of the state-run newspaper in Baghdad on August 27, 2006. (Ali Jasim/Reuters)
U.S. soldiers inspect the scene of a car bomb attack outside the office of the state-run newspaper in Baghdad on August 27, 2006. (Ali Jasim/Reuters)

Baghdad: Romantic like Paris. Only not…

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A vivid year within a fog

Mathaniel – Tikrit, Iraq.

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Sunny Places:


U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 24 Infantry Regiment search for insurgents in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 22, 2004. U.S. and Iraqi forces in Mosul
U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 24 Infantry Regiment search for insurgents in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 22, 2004. U.S. and Iraqi forces in Mosul

Iraq
Sunny place
For shady people

Combat Medic

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2004-2005


The national anthem makes me cry.

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No Regrets


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Soldier

Iraq gave me cancer. No regrets. #sixwordwar


Pfc. Preston Young immediately alerts the command post of a blast that hit his patrol as they walked down a dirt road that connects farmland in a rural area. Two soldiers from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division were thrown to the ground in the incident, but they were not seriously injured. June 5, 2010 in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

 

Poppy. Cannabis. IEDs. This is Kandahar. ~#sixwordwar


Camel Spider & Soldier

Never, ever fall asleep on guard.-@Troopsincontact 

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Under the sea was home for me.  #sixwordwar

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USAF CCT attached to an unknown Special Operations unit in Afghanistan, 2010 with war beard.

 

Tactical Beard. I am so cool. ~Kabul  #sixwordwar


U.S. Marines conduct a security patrol in Nawa district in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 7, 2009.

Helmand Province: World’s Greatest Whackamole Game. ~#sixwordwar


U.S. MARINES OF THE 15TH EXPEDITIONARY UNIT (MEU) FOX COMPANY "RAIDERS"SLEEP WEARING RESPIRATORS.

The intermittent monotony of orchestrated chaos
~Bret Gould, OEF 2012 #sixwordwar


U.S. soldier takes break during night mission near Honaker Miracle camp at the Pesh valley of Kunar Province

“It’s a cold and lonely. hallelujah.”   FET Mama 6, OEF XII   #sixwordwar


Never, will I stand so tall  ~#sixwordwar


Iraq, Sadr city

Comms finally up. Don’t touch anything!  Forward23. OIF ‘03-04.  #sixwordwar