Friday, October 7, 2011

Ten Years Later

A few of us remembered to make note of October 7th, as it marks the tenth anniversary of the commencement of the War On Terra. A decade later, the casualties continue to mount not only in Afghanistan (and neighboring Pakistan), but Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and elsewhere. Sadly, the last decade has been one befitting our bloody history. Image and caption below nicked from Marisacat.

October 7, 2001:   Afterburners create streaks of light during catapult launches from the flight deck aboard USS Enterprise as US Navy fighter aircraft depart for the first strike missions over Afghanistan.    Picture: US Navy / Todd A. Bent / REUTERS

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