Images: Operation Action Two [Image 7 of 40]
Photo by Spc. Austin Berner
U.S. Army Sgt. Brain Leblanc, from Hemet, Calif., assigned to 2nd Platoon, Action Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, climbs out of an underground cellar after looking for weapons and improvised explosive device-making materials in the Dondokay village, Sayed Abad district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2011. The objective of Operation Action Two was to reinforce relationships with the local population, and to deny insurgents freedom of movement in the area.