Afghan, Coalition Forces Secure Barge Matal
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
A Soldier with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fires an M4 rifle during a gun battle with insurgent forces in Barge Matal, Afghanistan, during Operation Mountain Fire, July 12. The tiny mountain village, in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province, was overwhelmed by anti-Afghanistan forces until combined elements of the Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces forced the insurgents to flee.
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