Images: Counter Insurgency Operations
Photo by Sgt. Scott Whittington
Marines from Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, take cover behind a wall after receiving enemy fire during a patrol near Lakari Village July 19, 2009. 2/8 is part of Regimental Combat Team 3, which is currently conducting counter insurgency operations in southern Afghanistan in partnership with the Afghan national security forces in order to stabilize the region.