Removing weapons from Landikheyl

By David VergunDecember 20, 2006

Soldiers climb the hilly terrain near Landikheyl, Afghanistan, in search of suspected weapons caches.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers climb the hilly terrain near Landikheyl, Afghanistan, in search of suspected weapons caches. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Dexter D. Clouden) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene Spencer (left), uses a pick to dig inside a cave suspected of containing a cache, as Sgt. Michael Schobey shovels away the loose dirt.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene Spencer (left), uses a pick to dig inside a cave suspected of containing a cache, as Sgt. Michael Schobey shovels away the loose dirt. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Bertha A. Flores) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Bradley Miller crawls inside the cave, where weapons are discovered.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Bradley Miller crawls inside the cave, where weapons are discovered. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Bertha A. Flores) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene Spencer (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Sean Butle climb down the mountain after finding the cache.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene Spencer (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Sean Butle climb down the mountain after finding the cache. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Bertha A. Flores) VIEW ORIGINAL
Afghan Gen. Mulwana and villagers from Landikheyl watch as a U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposal team destroy the weapons.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Afghan Gen. Mulwana and villagers from Landikheyl watch as a U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposal team destroy the weapons. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Dexter D. Clouden) VIEW ORIGINAL
CH-47 Chinook helicopters prepare to pick up the Soldiers and Airmen.
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