ASSOCIATED PRESS Pfc. Robert Reed, 23, of Organville, W.Va., holds a position to provide security for a passing convoy.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Soldiers with the U.S. Army's Bravo Company of the 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, based in Schofield Barracks, are serving a tour of duty in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Soldiers listened to a briefing before a mission Saturday.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Soldiers wait to fire an 81mm illumination round over an insurgent target as a previously fired round falls in the distance.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Staff Sgt. Lucas Swotek, 30, of Dellevue, Neb., left, and 2nd Lt. Andrew Ferrara, 23, of Torrance, Calif., patrol along the Kunar River.