Images: Marines Uncover Weapons, Drugs in Taliban Stronghold [Image 4 of 20]
First Lt. Travis Onischuk with Combined Anti Armor Team 1, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, talks to an Afghan family during a patrol in Nawa District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2009. Onischuk, 26, is the CAAT 1 platoon commander and hails from Edina, Minn. 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