• KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), discuss possible movement routes through the mountainous terrain before a patrol in Musa Khel District, Afghanistan, March 6, 2013. Soldiers conducted a 12-mile dismounted patrol in order to reach a village in the valley that is inaccessible by vehicle. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Scouts scale Afghan mountains to disrupt insurgents

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), discuss possible movement routes through the mountainous terrain...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct movement through the mountainous terrain during a dismounted patrol in Musa Khel District, Afghanistan, March 6, 2013. Soldiers conducted a 12-mile dismounted patrol in order to reach a village in the valley. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Scouts scale Afghan mountains to disrupt insurgents

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct movement through the mountainous terrain during a...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Spc. Eric Hulbig, a cavalry scout assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pulls over watch security during a dismounted patrol in the mountains of Musa Khel District, Afghanistan, March 6, 2013. Soldiers conducted movement through the mountainous terrain in order to reach a village inaccessible by road. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Scouts scale Afghan mountains to disrupt insurgents

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Spc. Eric Hulbig, a cavalry scout assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pulls over watch security during a...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a dismounted patrol through the mountainous terrain in the Musa Khel District, Afghanistan, March 6, 2013. Soldiers conducted a 12-mile dismounted patrol in order to reach a village in the valley in hopes to disrupt suspected insurgent activity. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Scouts scale Afghan mountains to disrupt insurgents

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers assigned to Blue Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a dismounted patrol through the mountainous terrain in...

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Soldiers assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a dismounted patrol in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in order to disrupt possible insurgent activity in Musa Khel District, Afghanistan, March 6.
The dismount patrol consisted of a 12-mile movement through the mountainous terrain in order to enter a village inaccessible by road.
Forces visited the village to disrupt any potential insurgent activity occurring within the village and encourage the villagers to work with their local Afghan security forces.

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