Photos: Women of War

Women of War: The Female Soldier
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Sistani, Afghanistan
U.S. Marine Captain Emily Naslund, commander of a Female Engagement Team (FET), aims her weapon after shots were fired in the village of Sistani. Though the overall mission of FETs is to engage Afghan women, the female Marines are increasingly exposed to small-arms fire and IED attacks while on their patrols to local villages.

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