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    Arrow Today's Pics! Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

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    Outgoing Commander International Stabilisation Force Brigadier Mark Holmes, pins the Australian Service Medal (ASM) onto the chest of Private Monkhouse accompanied by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao individually thanks the soldiers of Charlie Company for their service to the people of East Timor, as Brigadier Mark Holmes looks on. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The soldiers from Charlie Company with East Timor's Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmao. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Aircraft technicians observe while the Black Hawk Helicopter is manoeuvred out of a C-130H Hercules aircraft. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Black Hawk is finally out on the tarmac after more than an hour of manoeuvring the aircraft out of the C-130H Hercules. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Brigadier Mark Holmes MVO is recieved on parade by Deputy Commander International Stabilisation Force (ISF), Colonel Peter Wood. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Corporal Jason Brown presents the National flag of East Timor to Brigadier Mark Holmes as a memento of his time as Commander of the International Stabilisation Force. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Australian and New Zealand personnel together on parade at the International Stabilisation Force (ISF) command handover. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Australian and New Zealand personnel together on parade at the International Stabilisation Force Handover Parade. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Australian troops from Charlie Company, Timor Leste Battle Group 5 delivers new sporting and musical equipment to over 50 East Timorese children. The soldiers are featured with the children and staff at the Lar de Santa Teresinha Orphanage. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Vue depuis le pont du TCD Foudre. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Vue d'ensemble du dispositif. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Un hélicoptère Cougar de l'armée de terre. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Le TCD Foudre. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Appontage d'un hélicoptère. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Chargement du fret. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Un C160 fait escale sur la base aérienne d'Istres. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Station mobile de retraitement de l’eau. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Arrivée des pompiers des forces françaises du Cap-Vert. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Coordination franco-sénégalaise. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Les marins pompiers et les pompiers de l'air. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Des moyens lourds sont mis en oeuvre. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    L'immeuble effondré. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Intervention des pompiers français. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Caleb Green prepares to sing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2009, during the inaugural opening ceremonies. More than 5,000 men and women in uniform are providing military ceremonial support to the presidential inauguration, a tradition dating back to George Washington's 1789 inauguration. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class George Trian, U.S. Navy/Released) Hires

    Seaman Raul Porras stands lookout watch over the Potomac River from the Coast Guard Cutter Oak Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009. The Oak is responsible for making sure the Potomac River is safe and secure during the 56th Presidential Inauguration. U.S. Coast Guard photo/ Petty Officer 3rd Class Ayla Kelley. Hires

    Lt. Cmdr. Lynda C. LeCrone acts as the patrol commander (PATCOM) for the Coast Guard's involvement in the 56th Presidential Inauguration Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. The Coast Guard along with local, state and federal agencies have increased maritime security on the waterways in Washington, D.C., during the inaugural events. U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill. Hires

    Rear Adm. Fred M. Rosa Jr. (middle) is met by Lt. Cmdr. Patricia Mitrowski and Capt. Brian Kelley after arriving at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. Rosa is scheduled to transfer from Coast Guard Cutter Chock to Coast Guard Cutter Oak, and tour Camp Washington to personally view the Coast Guard's security measure for the 56th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen) Hires

    In this undated handout photo made available on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009 by Sri Lanka Defense Ministry, Sri lankan soldiers run in Vaddakachchi area, about 210, kilometers (131 miles) north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan troops faced off against ethnic Tamil insurgents in more than a dozen battles across the front lines of this island nation's civil war, the military said Monday. AP Photo

    Indian security personnel are seen on camels as the bands of three wings of India's military perform during a rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. The Beating Retreat ceremony on Jan. 29 officially marks the end of India's Republic Day festivities. In the background is seen the dome of India's presidential palace. AP Photo by Saurabh Das

    Police detain one of the squatters who were protesting on a building in Seoul January 20, 2009. Five South Koreans were killed on Tuesday when a five-storey building was engulfed in flames during a standoff between police and residents protesting demolition work in central Seoul, YTN cable news channel reported. Dozens of tenants of the largely commercial area in the middle of the South Korean capital slated for a major redevelopment project have been fighting with police and throwing Molotov cocktails since early Monday, demanding better compensation. *******

    Police detain a squatter on top of a building where squatters were protesting in Seoul early January 20, 2009. Five South Koreans were killed on Tuesday when a five-storey building was engulfed in flames during a standoff between police and residents protesting demolition work in central Seoul, YTN cable news channel reported. Dozens of tenants of the largely commercial area in the middle of the South Korean capital slated for a major redevelopment project have been fighting with police and throwing Molotov cocktails since early Monday, demanding better compensation. *******

    The U.S. Capitol is seen as preparations continue for the inauguration of U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama in Washington January 19, 2009. *******

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    Nice start. Lots of pictures.

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    A Buddhist monk takes a photo of a memorial stupa filled with the skulls of more than 8,000 Khmer Rouge victims at Choeung Ek, a "Killing Fields" site located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, January 20, 2009. A U.N.-backed court in Cambodia will start its first trial next month of a former interrogator of the Khmer Rouge regime, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people in the "Killing Fields" over 30 years ago. (*******)

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    Paramilitary police recruits attend a training session at a military base in Hefei, Anhui province, China, January 20, 2009. China fears containment abroad and separatist groups at home, a defence policy paper said on Tuesday, justifying a drive to increase military spending and push the People's Liberation Army into the high-tech era. (*******)

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    Visitors walk near a sculpture depicting the logo of the Communist Party of China at the Chinese Military Museum in Beijing January 20, 2009. (*******)

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    A People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier (L) walks past a mural showing a military exercise as a visitor looks on at the Chinese Military Museum in Beijing January 20, 2009. (*******)

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    Indian security personnel ride on camels during a rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. India maintains battle trained camels to patrol hundreds of miles of border it shares with Pakistan in the deserts of the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The Beating Retreat ceremony on Jan. 29 officially marks the end of India's Republic Day festivities.

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    Filipino police block actvists from reaching the gates of the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines, during a rally demanding a shift in US policy on human rights and foreign policy. January 20, 2009 (EPA)

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    An Israeli soldier services a tank near the border with the northern Gaza ***** after pulling out of Gaza January 19, 2009. Israeli forces were pulling out of the Gaza ***** on Monday following a tentative truce with Hamas that allowed Palestinians to take stock of the devastating three-week war. (*******)

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    Israeli soldiers and an ultra-Orthodox Jew stand in front of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City January 19, 2009. (*******)

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    An Israeli soldier hangs up bullets after crossing into Israel from the Gaza ***** January 18, 2009. Hamas said on Sunday it would cease fire immediately along with other militant groups in the Gaza ***** and give Israel, which already declared a unilateral truce, a week to pull its troops out of the territory. (*******)

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    Nice pix guys!


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    An MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The Reaper has the ability to carry both precision-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)


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    Heavily armed police are positioned before the Marine One helicopter at the US Capitol for departing US President George W. Bush following the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th US president in Washington on January 20, 2009.


    U.S. President George W. Bush greets U.S. President-elect Barack Obama (L) on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, January 20, 2009. First lady Laura Bush is second from left, and Michelle Obama is at right.

    A U.S. Marine (R) salutes U.S. President-elect Barack Obama (C) on the North Portico of the White House after President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush met them in Washington, January 20, 2009. Michelle Obama is seen through glass.

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    Good job vehemens!
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    Members of the joint honor cordon carry weapons at port arms as they get ready at the U.S. Capitol for the 56th Presidential Inauguration to begin in Washington, January 20, 2009. More than 5,000 men and women in uniform are providing military ceremonial support to the presidential inauguration, a tradition dating back to George Washington's 1789 inauguration.

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (front, R) leads justices out for the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Barack Obama in Washington, January 20, 2009. Shown are clockwise from top, Justices Stephen Breyer, David Souter, Antonin Scalia, Roberts, John Paul Stevens, Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas

    Members of the Supreme Court wait at the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States in Washington January 20, 2009.

    Incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gestures prior to the inauguration ceremony of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, in Washington, January 20, 2009

    CIA director designee Ron Panetta arrives during the inauguration ceremony of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States in Washington January 20, 2009.

    The motorcade carrying US President George Bush and President-elect Barack Obama leaves the White House and heads towards the U.S.Capitol for the inauguration ceremony of Obama as the 44th President of the United States in Washington January 20, 2009.

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    Excellent photos gents!



    U.S. soldiers secure the area where a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. Senior Iraqi education official Ammar Aziz Mohammed Ali escaped assassination while traveling through central Baghdad, but two civilians and three guards were injured police said.






    U.S. soldiers secure the area where a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. Senior Iraqi education official Ammar Aziz Mohammed Ali escaped unharmed after a roadside bomb hit his convoy while traveling through central Baghdad. A police officer at the scene said two civilians and three guards were injured


    U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, Delta Company Soldiers, board buses at Fort Myer to be taken to their designated parade route areas in Washington, January 20, 2009. More than 5,000 men and women in uniform are providing military ceremonial support to the presidential inauguration, a tradition dating back to George Washington's 1789 inauguration.




    Soldiers and medical staff evacuate a sick woman from the crowd on the National Mall before the start of the presidential inauguration in Washington on January 20, 2009.

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    everyone with a smile on their faces in washington
    I wish all americans that their hopes for the future will come true. I think this nation is able to so, despite all the failures that were made in the past..

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    Barack Obama the 44th President of the United States takes the Oath of Office as his wife Michelle (3rd L), and daughters Malia and Sasha and former President George W Bush (L) and former Vice President **** Cheney (2nd L) look on during the inauguration ceremony in Washington, January 20, 2009. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath as Obama became the first African-American president in U.S. history.

    Former U.S. president Bill Clinton (L) and wife Hillary Clinton and the daughters of U.S.President Bush Jenna and Barbara Bush (R) wave to the daughters of President-elect Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration of Obama as the 44th President of the United States at his inauguration ceremony in Washington, January 20, 2009.

    Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush wave as they board a Marine helicopter at the Capitol in Washington after Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

    President Barack Obama waves alongside his wife, Michelle, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, as former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, leave the US Capitol by helicopter after Obama was sworn in as the 44th President in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.

    An Israeli soldier reads a newspaper, showing U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, at a military staging area in Kibbutz Alumim, outside the Gaza ***** January 20, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, voicing shock and anger at the "heartbreaking" devastation, visited the Gaza ***** on Tuesday to pledge aid for Palestinians after Israeli attacks killed 1,300 and made thousands homeless. Israel had withdrawn most of its force before Obama was inaugurated -- Israeli leaders seemed eager not to cloud the start of a new era in a key alliance.

    Israeli soldiers gather at a military staging area in Kibbutz Alumim, outside the Gaza ***** January 20, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, voicing shock and anger at the "heartbreaking" devastation, visited the Gaza ***** on Tuesday to pledge aid for Palestinians after Israeli attacks killed 1,300 and made thousands homeless


    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy reviews troops of the 2nd regiment of Hussards in Sourdun, near Paris January 20, 2009. Sourdun's 2nd regiment of Hussards is one of the army buildings which will be transformed following a plan by the government to close some army buildings throughout France.

    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy looks at military equipment as he visits the 2nd regiment of Hussards in Sourdun, near Paris January 20, 2009. Sourdun's 2nd regiment of Hussars is one of the army buildings which will be transformed following a plan by the government to close some army buildings throughout France.

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    Any ideas; new type of mag-clamp?

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    BHI mag coupler
    , got it.
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    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, IRAQ - JANUARY 20: US Army Staff Sgt. Beverlee Burton of Cleveland, Ohio cries while sitting next to Capt. Adhana McCarthy (R) as they watch Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2009 in the dining hall of Forward Operating Base Kalsu, south of Baghdad in Iraq. Obama is the first African-American to be elected to the office of President in the history of the U.S..


    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, IRAQ - JANUARY 20: US Army soldiers watch Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2009 in the dining hall of Forward Operating Base Kalsu, south of Baghdad in Iraq.


    US Captain Michael Pavlisak (2nd R) of Bravo company, 2nd battalion, 35th lnfantry regiment meets with the elder brother (name unavailable) of two Iraqi men killed following a road accident involving a US Army vehicle, during a traditional tribal ceremony putting an end to the feud created between the parties involved in the accident on January 20, 2009 in Dijala, 20 kms northwest of Samarra. The two Iraqi brothers were killed on Novemver 4, 2009 as a US convoy passed a warning sign that a roadside was being built. According to local tribal law, the killing of a relative must be redressed and is usually done by paying a specific sum of money. The family received 10,000 US dollars per defunct and officially erased the debt.




    Taiwan military honour guards march during a change-of-guard ceremony at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei January 19, 2009.






    Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian leaves for the Taiwan Taipei district court from the Tucheng Dentention Centre in Taipei County January 19, 2009. Chen appeared in court on Monday for a pre-trial hearing on corruption charges.


    Policemen stand guard outside the Taipei District Court on January 19, 2009 where Taiwan's former president Chen Shui-bian arrived from a detention centre. Chen appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing on corruption charges he insists are politically motivated.

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    Didn't realize the president was a Lakers fan

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    Nice pics today! Thx!
    PS: To all Western people who doesn't know about Taiwan's Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian's nickname... its called Ah-bian, which basically means Mr ***** in English. Us Singaporeans were dissing about how we didn't like him. Now hes gonna get it. Taiwan's finally gets its own justice.

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    Epic face palm.

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