Photo of the Day, Nov. 21 2012

An Israeli soldier prepares artillery shells as troops keep position on November 20, 2012 on the Israel-Gaza border. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Today’s photos again come from Israel, as the military operation in Gaza continues.

Defense News reporter Barbara Opall-Rome, on the ground in Israel wrote a letter yesterday to friends and colleagues regarding the “Iron Dome” missile system. We encourage you to read it here and to follow her on Twitter at @OpallRome. And if you missed our previous photo galleries from Israel, click here, here and here.

As usual, more pictures after the jump

Aaron Mehta

Aaron Mehta

Air Warfare Correspondent at Defense News
Aaron covers the Air Force for Defense News. In his spare time, he tweets about the Air Force for Defense News. Follow him @AaronMehta
Aaron Mehta