dismounted patrol

US Army Specialist Christopher A. Landis. 10 FEB 2014.

Died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a rocket propelled grenade attack on their dismounted patrol in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. Landis was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Blackhearts in Petawa.

Apache Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Task Force Strike, 101st Airborne Division, patrol through Petawa village, Parwan province, Afghanistan.

Pictured are: (1) First Lieutenant Kenneth Hurst, (2-4) Captain Rodney Freeman, and (4) First Lieutenant Matthew White.

(U.S. Army photos by Corporal George Huley, 13 JUN 2014.)


1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. The company established temporary patrol bases and conducted dismounted patrols over the course of three days to build relations with local residents and counter any insurgent presence in the area.

Tactical Tuesday

A MARSOC Marine pulls security near a poppy field in Peyo as Afghan National Army Soldiers and Marine Special Operation Command Marines patrol through the village in Farah Prov., Bala Baluk District, Afghanistan, March 29. The coalition forces started the three-day CRP lead by the ANA with a dismounted patrol through Suji, Peyo and Pasaw, an air drop of humanitarian aide supplies for Aka Sadiq and a route recon through the mountainous terrain of eastern Bala Baluk. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sergeant Nicholas Pilch).