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Aussies Receive Airdrop in Iraq - Pictures of the Week

All photos taken by Pfc. Robert Baumgartner of the 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs.


Australian Capt. Paul Manoel talks to an American Air Force C-130 aircraft while coordinating the airdrop of supplies. His soldiers watch and wait for the cargo to land before embarking on the recovery.


Australian Capt. Paul Manoel looks through his binocualars while he and his men wait for a cargo drop.


An Australian soldier watches as airdropped cargo comes down in the barren wasteland of the Iraqi desert.