Images: Marines Uncover Weapons, Drugs in Taliban Stronghold [Image 5 of 20]
Cpl. John Mensch with Combined Anti Armor Team 1, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, uses an axe to clear away loose bricks from a false wall after discovering illegal drugs and improvised explosive device making material while searching a compound in Nawa District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 19, 2009. CAAT 1 and Marines with Weapons Company, 1/5, conducted a two day operation to clear out local villages known to be used by enemy insurgents and to rid commonly traveled roads of IED's.
Date Posted:10.24.2009 19:29
Location:NAWA DISTRICT, AF