U.S. Army Soldiers Survey Afghanistan's Valley of Death When Firefight Breaks Out

Like the rest of America, they'd rather be watching the NFL playoffs. But on this night, the men of the Army's 2nd brigade, 12th infantry division, Charlie Company leave their mess-hall, big-screen TV and suit up for another moonlight mission. They'll chopper into the hills above their outpost in Afghanistan and hike down at dawn, hunting hidden weapons and enemy fighters. Capt. Shawn Conlin, the commanding officer, says the Army soldiers will arrive by air behind enemy lines, hoping to...Full Story
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