• Afghan police officers and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team use a model village to play a raid to find a suspected weapons cache April 7, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The Afghans will take point on the operation.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Afghan police officers and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team use a model village to play a raid to find a suspected weapons cache April 7, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. The Afghans will...

  • A combined team of paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Afghan police move toward a compound to search for a suspected weapons cache in the early morning of April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The police and paratroopers have been training with each other for several weeks.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A combined team of paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Afghan police move toward a compound to search for a suspected weapons cache in the early morning of April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan...

  • A combined team of paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Afghan police prepare to  rush a compound for a suspected weapons cache in the early morning of April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  They are using the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle as a shield against potential enemy fire.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A combined team of paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Afghan police prepare to rush a compound for a suspected weapons cache in the early morning of April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. They...

  • Afghan policemen clear the rooms of a house while a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stands by to support them during a combined raid on a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The airborne brigade deployed to the area in late February 2012.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Afghan policemen clear the rooms of a house while a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stands by to support them during a combined raid on a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province...

  • A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team takes turns with an Afghan policemen as they pick through a pile of straw while searching for a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The paratroopers and policemen have been training together for combined operations for several weeks.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team takes turns with an Afghan policemen as they pick through a pile of straw while searching for a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan...

  • Sgt. Kevon Campbell, a combat medic with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, uses a Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment, or HIIDE, system to check the identity of an Afghan villager against a database of known insurgents April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The equipment stores an image of the person's iris as well as his fingerprints.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Sgt. Kevon Campbell, a combat medic with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, uses a Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment, or HIIDE, system to check the identity of an Afghan villager against a database of known insurgents...

  • Afghan policeman and paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team maintain security while teammates finish clearing a compound April 8, 2012, southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The policemen and soldiers have been training together almost daily for several weeks prior to this operation.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Afghan policeman and paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team maintain security while teammates finish clearing a compound April 8, 2012, southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. The policemen and soldiers have been...

  • A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team returns to his base in Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province in front of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, April 8, 2012.  His brigade took over the Polish mission in the area in early April.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team returns to his base in Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province in front of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, April 8, 2012. His brigade took over the Polish...

  • A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team shakes the hand of an Afghan policeman following the completion of a partnered operation to find a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.  The police and paratroopers trained together almost daily for several weeks prior to the mission.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team shakes the hand of an Afghan policeman following the completion of a partnered operation to find a suspected weapons cache April 8, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan...

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