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    U.S. Army Spc. William B. James of Columbus, Ga., forward observer for 4th Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, shoots at the enemy during a more than three hour firefight at the Shege East Afghan National Police Checkpoint Sept. 18. Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

    J.Helminen, bquad, Band!to, and 79 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Valentineguy 44 months ago | reply

      I hope he is calling in some Artillery or Mortars on the bad guys!

    2. qwerty*uiop* 44 months ago | reply

      stunning shot! love it love it love it! great work!

    3. Satoshi Oka 44 months ago | reply

      love the bullet in the air!

    4. Lisa Lovingtree 44 months ago | reply

      Absolutely amazing shot! My son, who just arrived in Jalalabad a few weeks ago, will love this! God bless our troops!

    5. Marvin Beatty Photography 44 months ago | reply

      "Sometimes I think it should be a rule of war that you have to see somebody up close and get to know him before you can shoot him." ~ M*A*S*H, Colonel Potter

    6. seryani 44 months ago | reply

      Wow! Stunning capture!

    7. Chad McDonald 44 months ago | reply

      Nice Work! Congrats on making Explore!

    8. ayoye 44 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot........love the shell casing in mid-air! FAV.

    9. Karlen. 44 months ago | reply

      Amazing catch. Stay safe.

    10. Ben Zank [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      Photographers... taking photos in the heat of battle.

    11. Catch-light 44 months ago | reply

      crazy that this is a reality for those people ---i could only imagine

    12. LUCAS TATAGIBA 44 months ago | reply

      B e A u T i F u L

    13. cool little Jeansboy [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      Killing machines are everytime fascinating. But what you think about this picture?

      [https://www.flickr.com/photos/alilouu/3143122871/]

      Imagine. This would be your son.

    14. j4ygp 42 months ago | reply

      Fisters Hoah!

    15. kdaniell 24 months ago | reply

      Thank you Gary and US Army for sharing your work under a Creative Commons license. This image appears on "Day Without End", a music video/slideshow project about global consciousness that is freely available to all and can be seen here:
      www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7nS33UiLXE
      Your art, along with hundreds of others, has created a powerful flow to the story and I hope that you enjoy the video! Your image(s) are credited at the end of the video indicating the image title, the Army's Flickr account ID and photographer's name.

      Thanks again, Keith Daniell

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