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Safeguarding ground troops from above

U.S. Air Force Maj. Vincent Sherer, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing pilot prepares for takeoff at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan Aug. 5, 2014. As an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, provides close air support to ground forces operating in Afghanistan. Sherer is deployed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. and a native of Portland, Ore. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez
VIRIN: 140805-F-PB969-326.JPG
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