Images: Village security [Image 1 of 11]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Crail
Spc. Nthan Martin from Lansing, Kan., provides perimeter security while on patrol with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, outside of Margah, Afghanistan. Sitting astride a major border infiltration route, Combat Outpost Margah serves as an interdiction base to stop the flow of foreign fighters into the interior of Afghanistan.