Images: 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines charge Alekhine’s Gun [Image 8 of 17]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Storm
A sniper team with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines prepares to provide cover and overwatch during Operation Alekhine’s Gun, a heliborne and motorized raid into an area known for corruption and enemy occupation. Marines made use of their mobilized speed and night vision capability to disrupt and confuse enemy operations in the city of Shah Karez.
Date Posted:02.15.2012 23:08
Location:PATROL BASE HABIB, HELMAND PROVINCE, AF