Rakkasans combat indirect fire threat in Khowst Province

By Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)December 6, 2012

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Pfc. Jacob Adams (left) and Spc. Artem Boyev (right), both infantrymen assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provide overwatch security as their fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Pfc. Jacob Adams (left) and Spc. Artem Boyev (right), both infantrymen assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provide overwatch security as their fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " 1st Lt. Jerry Hodge, an infantry officer assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), peers into the valley below for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " 1st Lt. Jerry Hodge, an infantry officer assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), peers into the valley below for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), investigates a small cave for weapons and insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), investigates a small cave for weapons and insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. 1st Class Duane O'Keefe, an infantry platoon sergeant assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks into a nearby valley for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. 1st Class Duane O'Keefe, an infantry platoon sergeant assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks into a nearby valley for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Pvt. Stephen Munoz, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Pvt. Stephen Munoz, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Soldiers assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a patrol in search of signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Soldiers assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a patrol in search of signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Spc. Austin Kelley, a sniper and infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Spc. Austin Kelley, a sniper and infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Soldiers assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), point out areas of interest during a patrol in search of signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan "Soldiers assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), point out areas of interest during a patrol in search of signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks into an advanced optic to assist him in identifying potential enemy movement on a nearby mountainside while his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks into an advanced optic to assist him in identifying potential enemy movement on a nearby mountainside while his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Pvt. Stephen Munoz, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Pvt. Stephen Munoz, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides overwatch security as his fellow infantrymen search for signs of insurgent activity in the mountains near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), helps Pvt. Stephen Munoz, also an infantryman with Company C, investigate a small cave for weapons and insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs)
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Sgt. Nathan Fleshman, an infantryman assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), helps Pvt. Stephen Munoz, also an infantryman with Company C, investigate a small cave for weapons and insurgent activity near Combat Outpost Bowri Tana, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2012. Soldiers from Company C conducted a security patrol in search of the site where a rocket was fired from during a recent attack on their combat outpost. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, Task Force 3/101 Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL