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Medevac coming in for a landing

December 28, 2012, 8:12AM

Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah medics and Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment medical evacuation personnel watch as a medevac helicopter approaches for a landing on Forward Operating Base Farah on Wednesday. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua IvesProvincial Reconstruction Team Farah medics and Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment medical evacuation personnel watch as a medevac helicopter approaches for a landing on Forward Operating Base Farah on Wednesday. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Ives

A Port Stop and a Camel Ride

December 27, 2012, 7:22AM

Sailors stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis enjoy a camel ride while in port in Jebel Ali, Dubai. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Justin LawrenceSailors stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis enjoy a camel ride while in port in Jebel Ali, Dubai. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Justin Lawrence

Christmas at Camp Leatherneck

December 26, 2012, 8:13AM

General James F. Amos, right, commandant of the Marine Corps, with his wife, Bonnie, and General John R. Allen, left, commanding general of International Security Assistance Force, serve food to troops at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. The leaders visited several bases in the area, talking to deployed troops who are away from their families this holiday season. DOD photo by Master Sergeant Brenda VarnadoreGeneral James F. Amos, right, commandant of the Marine Corps, with his wife, Bonnie, and General John R. Allen, left, commanding general of International Security Assistance Force, serve food to troops at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. The leaders visited several bases in the area, talking to deployed troops who are away from their families this holiday season. DOD photo by Master Sergeant Brenda Varnadore