Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
U.S. Army Sgt. Arturo Islas, from Los Angeles, checks the pulse of a suspected Taliban fighter injured during an early morning airstrike with International Security Assistance Forces and Afghan national security forces outside the village of Barge Matal, during Operation Mountain Fire, in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, July 12. ISAF and ANSF forces quickly secured key positions within the tiny mountain village, which was overwhelmed by insurgents several days prior. Islas is a member of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, based out of Fort Drum, N.Y.
(Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)