• Sgt. Matthew Roberts, along with fellow members of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, patrols the Korengal valley in Afghanistan's Kunar province, during the early morning hours of Aug. 13. Roberts is a native of Houston, Texas, and is stationed at Fort Carson, Colo.

    Early morning patrol in the Korengal valley

    Sgt. Matthew Roberts, along with fellow members of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, patrols the Korengal valley in Afghanistan's Kunar province, during the early morning hours of Aug. 13...

  • Spc. Jesus Sanchez, a native of Mesa, Ariz., watches for suspicious activity during an early morning patrol in the Kunar province of Afghanistan's infamous Korengal valley, Aug. 13. Sanchez is a combat medic with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

    Early morning patrol in the Korengal valley

    Spc. Jesus Sanchez, a native of Mesa, Ariz., watches for suspicious activity during an early morning patrol in the Kunar province of Afghanistan's infamous Korengal valley, Aug. 13. Sanchez is a combat medic with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry...

  • Soldiers and Air Force personnel return fire at insurgent positions from a steep hillside in the Korengal of Afghanistan's Kunar province, Aug. 13, 2009. The 20-minute gun battle ended with 500 pound bombs, dropped by U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jets, destroying insurgent positions in the surrounding hills. No civilians were injured.

    U.S. Troops Battle Afghan Insurgents

    Soldiers and Air Force personnel return fire at insurgent positions from a steep hillside in the Korengal of Afghanistan's Kunar province, Aug. 13, 2009. The 20-minute gun battle ended with 500 pound bombs, dropped by U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jets...

  • A Soldier watches as U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jets destroy pound insurgent positions with a bombs, after a 20-minute gun battle in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar province, Aug. 13, 2009. The Soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team.

    U.S. Troops Battle Afghan Insurgents

    A Soldier watches as U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jets destroy pound insurgent positions with a bombs, after a 20-minute gun battle in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar province, Aug. 13, 2009. The Soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry...

  • Sgt. Matthew Roberts, a native of Houston, Texas, scans the hills surrounding the Korengal valley in Afghanistan's Kunar province, during an early morning patrol, Aug. 13. Roberts is a member of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, Colo.

    Soldiers battle Afghan insurgents in Korengal valley

    Sgt. Matthew Roberts, a native of Houston, Texas, scans the hills surrounding the Korengal valley in Afghanistan's Kunar province, during an early morning patrol, Aug. 13. Roberts is a member of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th...

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