• A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces in the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire, in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. U.S. and Afghan national security forces quickly secured the tiny mountain village, which was overwhelmed by AAF several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces in the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire, in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, scans for insurgents hiding in the hills surrounding the tiny village of Barge Matal in Afghanistan's Nuristan province during Operation Mountain Fire, July 12. U.S. and Afghan national security forces quickly secured the remote village, which was overwhelmed by insurgent forces several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, scans for insurgents hiding in the hills surrounding the tiny village of Barge Matal in Afghanistan's Nuristan province during Operation Mountain Fire, July 12...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces in the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. U.S. and Afghan national security forces quickly secured the tiny mountain village, which was overwhelmed by AAF several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces in the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces attacking from the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. During the operation, U.S. and Afghan national security forces quickly secured the tiny mountain village, which was overwhelmed by AAF several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces attacking from the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces attacking from the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. U.S. and Afghan national security forces quickly secured the tiny mountain village, which was overwhelmed by AAF several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at anti-Afghanistan forces attacking from the hills surrounding the remote village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan...

  • An Afghan border police member calls out insurgent positions in the hills surrounding Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces engaged in an hour long gun battle with insurgent forces after quickly securing the remote village in the early morning. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    An Afghan border police member calls out insurgent positions in the hills surrounding Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at insurgent positions in the hills surrounding the village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12. International Security Assistance Forces alongside Afghan national security forces quickly secured the isolated mountain village, which was overwhelmed by insurgent forces several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires at insurgent positions in the hills surrounding the village of Barge Matal during Operation Mountain Fire in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, calls out the location of insurgents during a gun battle with insurgents inside the village of Barge Matal, during Operation Mountain Fire, in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12. International Security Assistance Forces alongside Afghan national security forces repelled an attack by insurgents in the late afternoon after quickly secured the isolated mountain village in the early morning. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, calls out the location of insurgents during a gun battle with insurgents inside the village of Barge Matal, during Operation Mountain Fire, in Nuristan province...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, scans for insurgent forces as small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades hit near U.S. and Afghan military positions inside the village of Barge Matal, during Operation Mountain Fire, in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12. International Security Assistance Forces alongside Afghan national security forces repelled the late afternoon attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

    Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    A U.S. Army Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, scans for insurgent forces as small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades hit near U.S. and Afghan military positions inside the village of Barge Matal, during...

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