February 15, 2009

Mortar System, Afghanistan

Photograph by Jeremiah Ridgeway

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Nuristan, Afghanistan, October 2006: Blast halo and round exiting mortar tube as U.S. forces engage nearby insurgents. Mortar systems provide much needed relief for convoys and patrols that come under attack from insurgents.
—Caption by Jeremiah Ridgeway

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