assistant officer in charge of the Supporting Arms Liaison Team, 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, takes notes Thursday during a patrol in Charibaya, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Coalition forces conducted the patrol to meet with locals and investigate the terrain.
Royal Air Force Regiment from Burnley, England, and attached to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2), gains entry into a compound July 18 while seeking cover during Operation Grizzly in Helmand province, Afghanistan
Alpha Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, Combined Force Dragoon, checks a crew system equipped with a Browning M2 .50-caliber machine gun Tuesday before convoy operations at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. Alpha Troop provided security during a convoy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Marine Corps Staff Sgt. a team leader with Georgian Liaison Team 9, points at terrain while talking to Afghans July 23 during a patrol in Mohammad Abad, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Coalition forces conduct patrols to gather intelligence and disrupt future enemy activities.
Never Forget Freedom is never free
An Army carry team moves a transfer case July 29 containing the remains of Army Sgt. Caryn 29, of Newport News, Va., at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Defense Department, Nouv and Sgt. Eric T. Lawson died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. Nouv was posthumously promoted to sergeant.