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    Default Patrol in Sayed Abad District



    U.S. Army Spc. Jacob Behning from Denton, Texas, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, pulls security while Air Force Staff Sgt. Terral Leaks from Long Branch, N.J., 15th Air Support Operation Squadron, Fort Stewart, Ga., calls for close-air support during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, patrol through a village in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Hill from Springfield, Mo., attached to Combined Joint Task Force-101st Airborne (Air Assault) Infantry Division, points out to "Bertje," his explosive detecting canine, where to sniff during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Hicks with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Robinson from Fort Jones, Calif., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, marks the platoons position with white smoke during patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Flores with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Robinson from Fort Jones, Calif., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, monitors the radio during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011


    U.S. Army Pfc. Cummings of, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security with his M249 light machine gun during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Nash with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, scans his sector of fire during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Philip Sharrock with Denham, La., with Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, scans for suspicious activities with his M-110 semi-automatic sniper system during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Hatcher with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.

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    Default Operation Strong Eagle IV



    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, points towards incoming fire during a fire fight with the Taliban in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, returns fire with a M-249 squad automatic weapon during combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, relieved after a fire fight with the Taliban opens his mouth up towards the sky to taste the snow as it falls in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, dries his socks off after five days of combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    A UH-60 Black Hawk drops of supplies to U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, after five days of combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire after receiving small-arms fire during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire from behind cover during combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to return fire during a fire fight in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire after receiving small-arms fire during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers from the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire from a window during a fire fight with the Taliban in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, and Military Police, from behind cover during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, Pull security after a fire fight with the Taliban in the Barawala Kalet valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    [LEFT]An AH-64 Apache Longbow helicoptor flies during low visibility to provide air support for troops on the ground during combat operations in the Barawala Kalte Valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 1, 2011. [/LEFT]

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    Default Patrol in Starkats Village



    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, and Afghan National Army soldiers with 1st Platoon, 2nd Company, 6th Battalion, 1st Kandak, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, and Afghan National Army Soldiers with 1st Platoon, 2nd Company, 6th Battalion, 1st kandak, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, set up a mortar system in Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    A U.S. Army soldier with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, provides security in Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post

    Are the jackets gortex or some other material from the trousers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbreedon View Post
    Are the jackets gortex or some other material from the trousers?
    It's part of the seven layer system. It's just a soft shell jacket, while it is a different material from the uniform..it's not goretex. There is a goretex jacket in the seven layer system though.

    Also, the multicam soft shell seems to be thinner than the ACU one.

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    Default Arghandab Valley - Afghanistan - 2010



    SSgt Aaron Best with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, returns fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    Soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, advance on enemy positions during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    US Army soldiers Sgt Jonathan Garcia (L) and Spc Nathan Horowitz (R) with Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, return fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    Spc Nathan Horowitz with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (R), doghandler Sergeant Justin McGhee (C) with the 67th Engineer Detachment and his dog Archie take up positions during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    SSgt Aaron Best with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, returns fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    In this photo taken Thursday, July 8, 2010, a United States soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, carries his weapon during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City.


    Soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team take part in a joint patrol with the Afghan Army near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    A United States soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, pauses after crossing an irrigation canal during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City, Friday, July 9, 2010.


    In this photo taken Thursday, July 8, 2010, United States soldiers from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, pause in the heat during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City.


    A Kiowa helicopter flies overhead as soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team and Afhgan National Army troops advance to the scene of a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.

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    Default Bastogne Overwatch: No Slack for insurgents



    U.S. Army Pfc. Nick A. Flowerday (right), an infantryman from Burlingame, Calif., and U.S. Army Cpl. Robert Chauncey, an infantry team leader from McKinney, Texas, both assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, provide over watch for a combat logistics patrol from their fighting position on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan province Nov. 9.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Bobby A. Rey, an MK48 machine gunner from Mobile, Ala., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, tries to get comfortable in his fighting position on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 9.


    Scanning the horizon, U.S. Army Cpl. Justin L. Gessert, an infantry team leader from Marshfield, Wis., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, sits in his fighting position on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 8.


    U.S. Army Spc. Roy D. Cunningham (kneeling), a mortarman from Detroit, and U.S. Army Spc. Jeremy D. Hunt, a mortarman from Las Vegas, both assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, fire 60mm mortar rounds at insurgents on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 8


    U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs, a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, fires his M4 rifle from a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7 at the beginning of an eight-hour firefight against insurgents


    Just minutes before an eight-hour firefight, U.S. Army Spc. Nathan Allen (right), an infantry team leader from Atlantic, Iowa, and U.S. Army Pvt. Cody M. Meidinger, a squad automatic weapon machine gunner from Emporia, Kan., both assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, scan the horizon from their fighting position on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7.


    U.S. Army Sgt. James T. Schmidt, an infantry squad leader from Decatur, Ill., and other soldiers assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, get a closer view at a ridge line while providing cover for a combat logistics patrol from their fighting position on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province, Nov. 9.

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    Default 'Medic!' Just another day for combat medic



    Under heavy enemy fire, a medevac UH-60 Black Hawk lands to evacuate a wounded Soldier assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack from a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7


    In the middle of an eight-hour firefight against insurgents, U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs (right), a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., guides U.S. Army Spc. Ronnie Vargas, a mortar man from Alice, Texas, to an awaiting medevac on a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7. Both Soldiers are assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack.


    U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs (right) from Sarasota, Fla., and U.S. Army Sgt. Bryan Burgess (left), a squad leader from Cleburne, Texas, help out fellow Soldier U.S. Army Spc. Ronnie Vargas, a mortar man from Alice, Texas, make his way to the landing zone for medical evacuation during a firefight on a hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7.


    U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs, a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, bandages a wounded soldier while being shot at from a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7. “That was the first time in a combat situation that somebody’s had to yell ‘medic!’ for me. They’ll yell ‘medic,’ and that’s pretty much a siren for everybody. When they hear that, everybody’s heart kind of drops for a minute,” said Jacobs.


    U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs, a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, treats a wounded Soldier during an engagement on top of a hill in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7. “Here in Afghanistan, you go to a combat zone and that’s where you earn the title combat medic. You’re treating causalities that get hit or wounded from enemy shots or explosions,” Jacobs said.


    At the beginning of an eight-hour firefight against insurgents, U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs, a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, fires his M4 rifle from a remote hilltop in the Shal Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7. “My attitude as a medic is if I can end the evil, the bad stuff the enemy’s doing before they can hurt one of my guys, before I have to do my job, then that’s a good day for everybody,” said Jacobs.


    After successfully completing a medevac from the top of a mountain in the Shal Valley, U.S. Army Spc. Brit B. Jacobs, a combat medic from Sarasota, Fla., assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, scans his sector with his M4 rifle in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan Province Nov. 7.

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    Default ANSF, Coalition Forces Defend Village From Insurgent Attack During Joint Patrol



    U.S. Army Pfc. Robert Goggins of Bay St. Louis, Miss., a gunner with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, shoots back after his patrol is attacked by insurgent forces in the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13. Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces visited the community and its elders because of a high number of recent militant attacks in the area. No ANSF or ISAF members were wounded during the small arms attack


    U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Robert J. De Young of Atlanta, Ga., the incoming platoon leader of 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, reloads during an attack by insurgent forces in the Tantil village of eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.


    U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, move to the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.


    U.S. Army Soldiers with Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, talk to the elders of the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13. Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces visited the community because of a high number of recent militant attacks in the area


    U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, prepare to move from cover during an attack by insurgent forces in the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Richard K. Williams of Waldorf, Md., a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, moves from cover with Afghan National Army troops during an attack by insurgent forces in the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.


    U.S. Army Sgt. James G. Honeycutt of Belmont, Miss., a K-9 handler with the 415th Military Police Detachment, and his partner Tom, search outside a home in the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.


    U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, return fire after their patrol is attacked by insurgent forces in the Tantil village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 13.

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    Default Operation Ultra Magnus: Firefight at Al-Qaida Safehouse - 2007



    Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, search for al-Qaida in Iraq operatives after a firefight near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus. Coalition forces exchanged gunfire with enemy insurgents for 20 minutes, killing four and wounding another.


    Three AK-47s, about 15 full AK-47s magazines, a RPK rifle, one pistol and several grenades were taken from an al-Qaida in Iraq safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, that was raided by coalition forces, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus.


    Spc. Billy Cassis, Sgt. Brandon Dean and other Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4thStryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, walk away from vehicle they torched near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus. The vehicle was used by al-Qaeia in Iraq operatives to conduct mission in southern Diyala province.


    A Soldier from 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4thStryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, searches for al-Qaida in Iraq operatives after a firefight near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus. Coalition forces exchanged gunfire with enemy insurgents for 20 minutes during the raid.


    First Lt. Ron Vinyard, platoon leader, 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., throws a grenade at an enemy position south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus.


    Sgt. 1st Class James Tembrock, platoon sergeant of 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., fires his M-4 rifle during a firefight with al-Qaida in Iraq operatives near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus. Coalition forces killed four AQI members who were using the home as a base of operations to conduct terrorist activities in southern Diyala province.


    Sgt. David Bokor, Alpha Section team leader, 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., fires at al-Qaida in Iraq operatives near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus.


    Spc. Mabour Atem, Sgt. David Bokor and Spc. Nicholas Morgan 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., return fire at al-Qaida in Iraq operatives firing at them from trees near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus.


    Soldiers 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., return fire at al-QaIda in Iraq operatives firing at them from trees near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus.


    Cpl. Adam Margio and Spc. Randy Stevens from 1st Platoon, Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Task Force Iron, from Fort Lewis, Wash., engage al-Qaida in Iraq operatives who fired on them from trees near an insurgent safehouse south of Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala province, Iraq, Oct. 29, during Operation Ultra Magnus. The Soldiers killed four al-Qaida members and wounded another during the safehouse raid.

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    Default Firefight in Adhamiyah: One Insurgent Killed, 3 Captured in Shootout - 2007



    Sgt. Jake Richardson (right), of St. Johns, Ariz., points out insurgent firing positions to his gunner while Sgt. Erik Osterman of Tempe, Ariz., retrieves an AT4 rocket launcher from the vehicle during a firefight in Baghdad's Adhamiyah neighborhood June 16 that ended with one insurgent dead and three captured. Both Soldiers are with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, based in Schweinfurt, Germany.


    (From left) Sgt. Jake Richardson of St. Johns, Ariz., 1st Lt. Travis Atwood of Abilene, Texas, and Staff Sgt. Michael Mullahy of Batavia, Ill., take cover while Mullahy prepares to fire an AT4 rocket launcher at an insurgent position during a firefight in Baghdad's Adhamiyah neighborhood, June 16, that ended with one insurgent dead and three captured.



    A cloud of smoke and dust envelopes Staff Sgt. Michael Mullahy of Batavia, Ill., seconds after he fired an AT4 rocket launcher at an insurgent position during a firefight in Baghdad's Adhamiyah neighborhood, June 16, that ended with one insurgent dead and three captured. Mullahy is a squad leader with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment.


    A cloud of smoke and dust envelopes Staff Sgt. Michael Mullahy of Batavia, Ill., seconds after he fired an AT4 rocket launcher at an insurgent position during a firefight in Baghdad's Adhamiyah neighborhood, June 16, that ended with one insurgent dead and three captured. Mullahy is a squad leader with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment.

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    Default Firefight in Waterpur Valley, Afghanistan



    [FONT=Verdana]Video of a U.S. Army Platoon firefight at Qatar Kala, Kunar province in Afghanistan with anti-Afghan forces. 3rd November 2009[/FONT]

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    Default Strong Eagle III



    [FONT=Verdana]Video of Strong Eagle III which began March 29, with ASNF and coalition forces clearing the region around the villages of Sarowbay and Barawarlow Kalay in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province. The combined security force moved into the Marawara District near the Pakistan border to stop insurgent activities and protect the people who live there. Immediately, ANA soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps, Afghan National Army, and the Soldiers from 1st Bn., 327th Inf. Regt., Task Force No Slack, 1 BCT, 101st Airborne, TF Bastogne, took enemy fire from dozens of insurgents.[/FONT]

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    Default 2-18 reacts and adapts

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    Spc. Mustafa H. Valadanzouj, a San Antonio native, now an M249 machine-gunner with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team provides security during a key leader engagement at an Afghan uniformed police station in Gerdab, Afghanistan April 17.


    Cpl. James N. Knudsen, a Camas, Wash., native, now a team leader with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team surveys an area near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Spc. Mustafa H. Valadanzouj, a San Antonio native, now an M249 machine-gunner with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team along with other 3rd Platoon soldiers survey an area near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14


    Spc. George Peter Petry, a Red Lodge, Mont., native, now a team leader with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team surveys an area near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Sgt. Christopher W. Kane, a Baltimore native, now a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team surveys an area during a sandstorm near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Pfc. Nicholas A. Smith, a Corona, Calif., native, now a grenadier with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Spc. Mustafa H. Valadanzouj, a San Antonio native, now an M249 machine-gunner with 3rd Platoon survey an area during a sandstorm near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Spc. Mustafa H. Valadanzouj, a San Antonio native, now an M249 machine-gunner with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Sgt. Christopher W. Kane, a Baltimore native, now a squad leader with 3rd Platoon survey an area during a sandstorm near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Roman A. Terehoff, an Oakton, Va., native, now the platoon leader for 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assesses an area with Afghan Uniformed Police in the near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Pfc. Milton A. Battle, a Destin, Fla., native, now a combat medic with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team surveys an area near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Pfc. Milton A. Battle, a Destin, Fla., native, now a combat medic with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Spc. Mustafa H. Valadanzouj, a San Antonio native, now an M249 machine-gunner with 3rd Platoon survey an area near of Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14.


    Sgt. William F. Cleveland, a Cleveland native, now a team leader with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Staff Sgt. Daniel S. Ritchie, a Marina Valley, Caif., native, now a dismounted squad leader with 3rd Platoon survey an area near Gerdab, Afghanistan, April 14

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    A new C-130 Shadow in the sky

    MARIETTA, Ga, April 22nd, 2011 -- The first Combat Shadow II for the United States Air Force Special Operations Command has completed its first flight at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta. Less than one month after a rollout ceremony for the aircraft’s AFSOC customer the MC-130J has begun a series of flight tests prior to delivery to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., in September. The new aircraft is based on a KC-130J tanker baseline and will have the Enhanced Service Life Wing,

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