Images: Ridgeline [Image 3 of 11]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Crail
Sgt. 1st Class Raja Richardson, platoon sergeant with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, Task Force 2-28, 172nd Infantry Brigade, leads a patrol across a ridgeline outside of Forward Operating Base Tillman. Located just 3.5 kilometers from the border, the terrain around Tillman is some of the most rugged, remote and hostile terrain in Paktika province, Afghanistan.