Photo Credit: Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Staff Sgt. Orentheous. O. Reed, a squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, fills sandbags with his Soldiers in an effort to improve their fighting position at Combat Outpost Thomas above the Marawarah District in Afghanistan's Kunar province, July 7. Coalition forces pushed insurgents out of the district only days earlier and are setting up permanent outposts to prevent insurgents from returning to the area.