Oeration Enduring Freedom, our troops from the arena


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  1. 1. Untitled1 Taliban being transported to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  2. 2. Members of the 45th ID and their Afghan National Army allies survey the bombed out terrorist training camp at Tarnak Farms. Kandahar Province.
  3. 3. A convoy from the Khowst Provincial Reconstruction Team visits a district center in the Spera district of Khowst province, Afghanistan to assess the area's security situation. (US Army photo)
  4. 4. Lt. Col. Asad Khan, CO BLT 1/6, 22nd MEU (SOC), speaks to tribal elder in his native Pashtun. Lt. Col Khan is a native of this area. His family fled when he was young. He's now back to fight for freedom. Oruzgan Province.
  5. 5. U.S. service members, Afghan officials and guests walk to the tomb of Massoud, the Lion of Panjsher, May 17, in Panjsher province, Afghanistan. The U.S. Marine Corps honored Massoud with an engraved tablet during a ceremony there.
  6. 6. Two snipers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, provide overwatch security for the locals during a Shura, or town meeting, in Dey Yak, Afghanistan.
  7. 7. Mike Felts, C Co., 3/116th, 29th ID, writes his fiance back in Hillsville, Va. "The Stonewall Brigade" was also made famous as the first men ashore on D-Day. Wardak Province.
  8. 8. U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) conduct a Cordon and Search Raid at a suspected Al Qaeda hideout in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, northwest of Kandahar.
  9. 9. Member's of 22nd MEU's LAR and Weapons Companies on patrol near FOB IndianHead, one of several hasty FOB's used by BLT 1/6 During Operation Mountain Storm. Oruzgan Province.
  10. 10. Soldiers from the Connecticut Army National Guard patrol a rugged region of Afghanistan between Bagram and Gandar in late December 2006.
  11. 11. KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Special Operations Soldiers, assigned to the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan, arrive in a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle at a staging area on an undisclosed forward operating base in Helmand Province as two CH47 Chinook helicopters fly overhead April 9. Coalition and ANA forces have killed more than 100 Taliban fighters over the past week.
  12. 12. APRIL 2007: Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force 82 pull security as they halt on a convoy in the Jaghuri District of Ghazni, Afghanistan.
  13. 13. A Chinook helicopter drops off supplies at Camp Keating, Afghanistan, March 6 and will then airlift Task Force Titan Soldiers northward to help the Afghan military beef up security in Nuristan Province.
  14. 14. Lance Cpl. Dan Robert, squad automatic weapon gunner with L Co., charges forward through the deep snow of the Hindu Kush mountains to his squad's next objective during cordon and search operations as part of Operation Spurs.
  15. 15. Scouts from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), pull overwatch during Operation Destined Strike while 2nd Platoon, Able Company searches a village below the Chowkay Valley in Kunar province, Afghanistan,
  16. 16. Soldiers of the Kalagush Provincial Reconstruction Team prepare to walk to the remote village of Balik during a patrol in the rugged Titin Valley in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan
  17. 17. U.S. Army paratroopers from Red Platoon, Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne) navigate to Observation Post Chuck Norris in Dangam, Afghanistan
  18. 20. Army Staff Sgt. Harry Burgess, a fire support non-commissioned officer in Company A, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, patrols in the town of Miri in Ghazni province, Afghanistan.
  19. 21. U.S. Army Spc. Alexander Vasquez provides security outside of the Miri district hospital in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2007 , during a visit to determine the facility's medical needs. Vasquez is assigned as a squad automatic gunner in 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
  20. 22. Army Reserve Maj. William Wynn guides in two U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopters for a landing near Gardez, Afghanistan