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2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons in pomegranete orchards on the west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh]
2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons in pomegranete orchards on the west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh]
2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment stop an Afghan man during their search for Taliban weapons west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh]
2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons west of Kandahar City, 22 April 2011 [John D McHugh]
2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment on patrol in Kandahar City [John D McHugh]
Afghan children watch as 2nd Platoon, Lightening troops, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regimen patrol the streets west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh]
1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, shoot their mortars at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh]
1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, patrol an orchard in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar, on the day the so called 'Taliban Tet Offensive' was due to start [John D McHugh]
US soldiers from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, watch the news of Osama bin Laden's death on TV at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh]
1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh]
PFC Fulford (L), PFC Wallace (C), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
PFC Fulford (L), PFC Wallace (R), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
PFC Fulford from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
SSG Knight from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
SFC Pakulak of 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, cuts hair at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
Soldiers from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, play a game of volletball against their Afghan National Army partners in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
Afghans harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh]
Afghans harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh]
US and Afghan soldiers talk to local farmers as they harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh]
PFC Fulford from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
PFC Fulford (L), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh]
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In pictures: Endgame in Afghanistan? 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2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons in pomegranete orchards on the west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh];*;2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons in pomegranete orchards on the west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh];*;2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment stop an Afghan man during their search for Taliban weapons west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh];*;2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment search for Taliban weapons west of Kandahar City, 22 April 2011 [John D McHugh];*;2nd Platoon, Lightening troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regiment on patrol in Kandahar City [John D McHugh];*;Afghan children watch as 2nd Platoon, Lightening troops, 4th Squadron, 2nd Srtyker Cavalry Regimen patrol the streets west of Kandahar City [John D McHugh];*;1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, shoot their mortars at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, hold a Shura (meeting) with local elders in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, patrol an orchard in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar, on the day the so called (***)Taliban Tet Offensive(***) was due to start [John D McHugh];*;US soldiers from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, watch the news of Osama bin Laden(***)s death on TV at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;PFC Fulford (L), PFC Wallace (C), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;PFC Fulford (L), PFC Wallace (R), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;PFC Fulford from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;SSG Knight from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;SFC Pakulak of 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, cuts hair at Combat Outpost TJ in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;Soldiers from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, play a game of volletball against their Afghan National Army partners in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;Afghans harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh];*;Afghans harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh];*;US and Afghan soldiers talk to local farmers as they harvest the opium crop from their poppy fields in Jazah village, in the Arghandab valley [John D McHugh];*;PFC Fulford from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, searches for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh];*;PFC Fulford (L), and 1LT Brien from 1 Platoon, Delta Co, 1-66, 4th Infantry Division, search for arms caches and IEDs around Jazah village in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar [John D McHugh] 0
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