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Leader assessment

Capt. Brad Vance, from Stuart, Fla., surveys the valley below in the early dawn light as he positions his infantrymen into blocking positions for the upcoming clearing operation. Afghan National Security Forces and soldiers of Task Force Black Lions, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade air assaulted under the cover of darkness into the rugged mountain ranges ringing the Charbaran Valley in order to disrupt insurgent activity in the area and prevent planning for spectacular attacks elsewhere in the country. The air assault was the largest ever conducted by the 172nd Infantry Brigade, involving two battalion sized task forces.



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This work, Leader assessment [Image 11 of 28], by SSG Charles Crail, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.26.2011

Date Posted:11.02.2011 03:21

Photo ID:482655

VIRIN:110926-A-#####-027

Resolution:3987x2848

Size:4.42 MB

Location:PAKTIKA PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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