Images: 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines charge Alekhine’s Gun [Image 14 of 17]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Storm
Soldiers of the Afghan National Army partnered with Marines during Operation Alekhine’s Gun, a heliborne and motorized raid into an area known for corruption and insurgent occupation. Marines made use of their mobilized speed and night vision capabilities to disrupt and confuse enemy operations in the city of Shah Karez.
Date Posted:02.15.2012 23:06
Location:PATROL BASE HABIB, HELMAND PROVINCE, AF