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OCTOBER 2015

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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

LOCAL LENS

BY WADE C. MARTIN

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

Please submit your favorite, recent photograph to be considered for Local Lens.

Images must be high resolution (at least 300 dpi at 8” x 10”) and must not be in

print elsewhere. Please include a short description of the scene/event, as well as

your name, brief biodata and the type of camera used, to

locallens@afsa.org.

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ission Afghanistan’s air wing, Embassy Air, in flight

over TV Hill in Kabul. Embassy Air maintains a fleet

comprised of both rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft

that are the primary mode of transportation in coun-

try for Mission Afghanistan personnel. The photo was taken from

another aircraft during an orientation flight, with camera settings

as follows: F-stop, f/9; Exposure, 1/1250 sec; ISO, 400; and Focal

Length, 95mm.

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Wade C. Martin was the information management officer for Mission

Afghanistan from 2014 to 2015. He is currently assigned as IMO to the

Tri-Mission in Italy with his wife and two sons. Previous assignments

include Gabon, Austria, Estonia, Indonesia and Washington, D.C.