We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for November 12, 2009

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Army Spc. Alex Baker, horticultural specialist, from Stephenville, Texas, assigned to the Texas Agribusiness Development Team at Forward Operating Base Ghazni, listens as his interpreter explains how a lime is used in local cuisine during a market assessment at the produce market in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Oct. 27. The ADT performs market assessments in the produce market every 4-6 weeks to measure trends, prices, and seasonal changes on local and imported fruits and vegetables. (US Army photo via army.mil.)

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