We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for October 3, 2013


US Army Sgt. Brandon Coburn, a medic from 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, is hoisted back into his crew’s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a training exercise near Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2013. Using a hoist allows medevac crews to raise and lower supplies and personnel into remote or treacherous areas where landing the aircraft is impossible. US Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor.

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