paktiya province

Paratroopers from Chosen Company of the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry board a waiting CH-47 Chinook helicopter as they begin a helicopter assault mission at Combat Outpost Herrera in Afghanistan’s Paktiya Province, July 15, 2012.

(Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan- The M119A2 crew of the Archangel Battery, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team “Currahee”, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), just after the gunner sends the round down range during a night training fire mission at Forward Operating Lightning, Afghanistan, Nov. 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)