U.S., Afghan Forces Medically Assist Wounded Insurgent

By U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentJuly 15, 2009

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)
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Afghan national security forces and U.S. Army Soldiers medically evacuate an insurgent, who was wounded after attacking coalition forces, to an American base to receive further medical treatment during Operation Mountain Fire, July 12. U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, working alongside ANSF members, quickly secured key objectives inside the isolated village of Barge Matal, in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, which was overwhelmed of insurgents several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Afghan national security forces and U.S. Army Soldiers medically evacuate an insurgent, who was wounded after attacking coalition forces, to an American base to receive further medical treatment during Operation Mountain Fire, July 12. U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, working alongside ANSF members, quickly secured key objectives inside the isolated village of Barge Matal, in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, which was overwhelmed of insurgents several days prior. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL