• American and British Soldiers make a security halt during a combat patrol in Sangin District.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    American and British Soldiers make a security halt during a combat patrol in Sangin District.

  • A plume of smoke rises from the artillery strike on a Taliban position.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A plume of smoke rises from the artillery strike on a Taliban position.

  • British Soldiers fire an M-777 155 mm howitzer at identified Taliban fighting positions near Sangin City.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    British Soldiers fire an M-777 155 mm howitzer at identified Taliban fighting positions near Sangin City.

  • Special Forces Soldiers arrive for the day's mission in a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle at a staging area on an undisclosed forward operating base as two CH47 Chinook helicopters fly overhead.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    Special Forces Soldiers arrive for the day's mission in a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle at a staging area on an undisclosed forward operating base as two CH47 Chinook helicopters fly overhead.

  • A Special Forces Soldier (identity disguised), mans a  machine gun during 96-vehicle, 172-kilometer convoy from Kandahar Army Air Field to the Sangin District Center.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A Special Forces Soldier (identity disguised), mans a machine gun during 96-vehicle, 172-kilometer convoy from Kandahar Army Air Field to the Sangin District Center.

  • A Special Forces medic treats another Soldier who received shrapnel wounds from a rocket-propelled grenade explosion while battling Taliban fighters. The Soldier was able to continue fighting minutes later.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A Special Forces medic treats another Soldier who received shrapnel wounds from a rocket-propelled grenade explosion while battling Taliban fighters. The Soldier was able to continue fighting minutes later.

  • Special Forces Soldiers engage Taliban extremists.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    Special Forces Soldiers engage Taliban extremists.

  • Not all of the work is fighting. A 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps Soldier greets two children who came to a scheduled medical civil assistance program relief mission at Sangin City. Afghan and coalition forces treated more than 500 adults and children during a 3-day period.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    Not all of the work is fighting. A 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps Soldier greets two children who came to a scheduled medical civil assistance program relief mission at Sangin City. Afghan and coalition forces treated more than 500 adults...

  • A Special Operations physical therapist examines an Afghan child's wrist during a medical relief mission in Sangin City.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A Special Operations physical therapist examines an Afghan child's wrist during a medical relief mission in Sangin City.

  • A paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division keeps a lookout over a main avenue of approach in the Sangin City District Center.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division keeps a lookout over a main avenue of approach in the Sangin City District Center.

  • Soldiers patrol Sangin City.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    Soldiers patrol Sangin City.

  • A Special Forces sergeant issues guidance to a squad of Soldiers assigned to the 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A Special Forces sergeant issues guidance to a squad of Soldiers assigned to the 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps.

  • British Soldiers patrol Helmand Province.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    British Soldiers patrol Helmand Province.

  • A Special Forces company commander meets with village elders and 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps counterparts to discuss military operations in Helmand Province.

    Uprooting Taliban from Helmand

    A Special Forces company commander meets with village elders and 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps counterparts to discuss military operations in Helmand Province.

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