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Infantry Recovering After Patrol – Afghanistan 2011

Pvt. Mike McLaughlin and Army Staff Sgt. Jason Roberts, infantrymen attached to Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, take a break in the shade after a 6 kilometer patrol through a rice paddy during a multi-day operation Aug. 21 in Alingar District, Laghman province. The PRT, combined with assets from the 45th Infantry Brigade, conducted a cordon and search in a village thought to be home to IED makers and Taliban fighters.

Pvt. Mike McLaughlin and Army Staff Sgt. Jason Roberts, infantrymen attached to Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, take a break in the shade after a 6 kilometer patrol through a rice paddy during a multi-day operation Aug. 21 in Alingar District, Laghman province. The PRT, combined with assets from the 45th Infantry Brigade, conducted a cordon and search in a village thought to be home to IED makers and Taliban fighters.

Pvt. Mike McLaughlin and Army Staff Sgt. Jason Roberts, infantrymen attached to Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, take a break in the shade after a 6 kilometer patrol through a rice paddy during a multi-day operation Aug. 21 in Alingar District, Laghman province. The PRT, combined with assets from the 45th Infantry Brigade, conducted a cordon and search in a village thought to be home to IED makers and Taliban fighters.

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US Army Soldiers Training In The Philippines

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment participate in a blank-fire rehearsal of their actions on the objective for the upcoming Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise at Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base, Tarlac, Philippines, May 12, 2018, as part of Exercise Balikatan. Exercise Balikatan, in its 34th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from May 7 to May 18. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Beckstrom)

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment participate in a blank-fire rehearsal of their actions on the objective for the upcoming Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise at Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base, Tarlac, Philippines, May 12, 2018, as part of Exercise Balikatan. Exercise Balikatan, in its 34th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from May 7 to May 18. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Beckstrom)

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment participate in a blank-fire rehearsal of their actions on the objective for the upcoming Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise at Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base, Tarlac, Philippines, May 12, 2018, as part of Exercise Balikatan. Exercise Balikatan, in its 34th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from May 7 to May 18. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Beckstrom)

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Infantry Still In Afghanistan

Soldiers from Task Force Stalwart, which is compromised of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, pose for a group photo, March 28, 2018, in a post in the outskirts of Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jamine L. Flowers/2nd IBCT UPAR)

Soldiers from Task Force Stalwart, which is compromised of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, pose for a group photo, March 28, 2018, in a post in the outskirts of Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jamine L. Flowers/2nd IBCT UPAR)

Soldiers from Task Force Stalwart, which is compromised of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, pose for a group photo, March 28, 2018, in a post in the outskirts of Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jamine L. Flowers/2nd IBCT UPAR)