Images: Under Fire [Image 5 of 33]
Photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson
Second Lt. James Salka, a Washingtonville, N.Y., native and platoon commander with 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, crawls through a dirt wall during an interdiction operation against insurgents near the Bari Gul Bazaar, Nad Ali District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2013. Salka lead his team of Marines during a four-hour firefight with insurgent forces in the area.
Date Posted:12.13.2013 12:38
Location:NAD ALI DISTRICT, AF
Hometown:WASHINGTONVILLE, NY, US