January 16, 2007
By Staff Sgt. Marcus J. Quarterman
Sgt. Angel Maldonado assists Lt. Col. Michael Price in climbing a cliff to the weapons cache.
Staff Sgt. Aldridge watches for extremists who might be lurking nearby.
Afghan soldiers and U.S. Soldiers and Airmen are positioned above the cave where the cache is located. They will lower explosives to the cave.
Soldiers lower explosives to an Air Force ordnance team that will destroy the cache, located inside a cave.
Sgt. Angel Maldonado stacks mortar rounds, which will be blown in place by an ordnance team from the Air Force.