Military Photo: A-10s Over Independence Hall

Posted: 07/01/2009

A10 Thunderbolts fly over Independence Hall during the Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, July 4. Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from a deployment where they assisted in rebuilding Iraq, also marched in the parade. The U.S. military's history of conduction civil affairs operations can be traced back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia. Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells

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