War on Terrorism

Friday, July 06, 2012

Pictures from the Front Lines


Vigilant Villager
An Afghan villager holds his child while watching a partnered patrol of U.S. paratroopers and Afghan soldiers pass through his village near Muqor in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, June 25, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.

Air Support
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Nicholas Prieto, center, talks with U.S. Army Spc. Jonathan Myers, right, and U.S. Army Pfc. Blaze Glocar, left, as they call in air support during a firefight with insurgents in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, June 30, 2012. Prieto, a platoon leader, Myers, a forward observer, and Glocar, a radioman, are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.

Firefight Shield
A U.S. Army paratrooper takes cover behind a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle while firing his M4 carbine at insurgents during a firefight near Muqor in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, June 30, 2012.

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