• 9/11 Afghanistan

    An Afghan widow carries cans of cooking oil from the United Nations World Food Program bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001. About 350 widows, identified as the most vulnerable group in the city, received two cans of oil and two sacks of wheat from the United States Agency for International Development.

  • 9/11 Afghanistan

    Northern alliance soldier Hashoq recuperates from a broken leg in his hospital bed at Emergency hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on Nov. 23, 2001. Emergency is an Italian philanthropic group which provides hospitals in war-torn countries.

  • Kabul Orphanage

    Boys eat bowls of rice at the orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan on Nov. 28, 2001.

  • Kabul Orphanage

    Maqsod, 8, leans on a window near his bed at the orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001. The orphanage has no means of support since the fall of the Taliban and is left with only a two-week supply of food for the 450 children living there.

  • Kabul Orphanage

    Timur Shah, 11, makes his bed at the orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001. The orphanage has no means of support since the fall of the Taliban and is left with only a two-week supply of food for the 450 children living there.

  • Kabul Orphanage

    Boys fight over a ball in the play yard at the orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001. The orphanage has no means of support since the fall of the Taliban and is left with only a two-week supply of food for the 450 children living there.

  • 9/11 Afghanistan

    An Afghan widow, who chose to lift her burqa, smiles at the United Nations World Food Program bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001. About 350 widows, identified as the most vulnerable group in the city, received two cans of oil and two sacks of wheat from the United States Agency for International Development.

  • 101st Airborne Division Pathfinders

    Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Zoellner, center, and Pfc. Joseph Kimsey, right, of Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, are dropped into the Registan Desert by Black Hawk helicopter for a mission south of Kandahar City, Afghanistan on October 5, 2011. Their Afghan translator, left, asked not to be identified for fear of Taliban reprisal.

  • MEDEVAC Afghanistan

    Spc Mitchel (cq)Holland, of 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division is helped on to a medevac helicopter after being injured just east of Sangasar on June, 15, 2011 in Kandahar province Afghanistan.

  • For Those I Love I Will Sacrifice

    Pfc. Kyle Hockenberry, of 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, who was injured in an improvised explosive device attack near Haji Ramuddin, is treated by flight medic Cpl. Amanda Mosher while being transported by medevac helicopter to the Role 3 hospital at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan on June 15, 2011. Throughout Hockenberry's multiple surgeries and skin grafts, doctors have worked around his tattoo and left it intact.

  • Combat Company Afghanistan
  • Combat Company Afghanistan

    Company C Commander Capt. Dennis Call of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, comforts Pfc. Jeffrey Lola following an improved explosive device strike that killed five soldiers near Combat Outpost Nalgham in Afghanistan on August 11, 2011. Lola was one of the first to arrive following the blast.

  • Kandahar Airfield Afghanistan

    Shadows of soldiers with the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team fall on their tents as they line up for formation at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan on February 29, 2012. The soldiers were on their way to Fort Drum, NY after a year deployment.

  • Hajikhell Afghanistan

    Spc. Christopher Compagnone, of Company A, 3rd Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, pulls guard duty at a strong point during an air assault operation with the 1st Infantry Division on December 9, 2011 in Hajikhell, Afghanistan.

  • 10th Mountain Division

    Soldiers with 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division fly on a C-17 on their way to Manas Transit Center, Kyrgyzstan on March 3, 2012 on their way to Fort Drum, NY after a year deployment in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • Combat Company Third Platoon

    Members of Combat Company's Third Platoon play a game of football in the sand at Combat Out Post Nalgham, Afghanistan on May 21, 2011.

  • 101st Airborne Division Pathfinders

    Spc. Lynn Schell, left, and Staff Sgt. Donald Thompson, both Pathfinders with 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, run from their Black Hawk helicopter after being dropped in the Registan Desert for a mission on October 4, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • 101st Airborne Division Pathfinders

    Pfc. Brian Silva, of Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, kneels while patrolling the village of Loy Shur with Afghan National Army soldiers on September 23, 2011 in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

  • 101st Airborne Division Pathfinders

    Pathfinders with Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, link up with their vehicles after being dropped in by Chinook helicopters for a mission on September 23, 2011 in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

  • Air Force Pararescue

    An Air Force Pararescue HH-60 Pave Hawk lands on a road in Helmand province, Afghanistan to pickup the wounded on June 9, 2012.

  • Air Force Pararescue

    Danish troops carry a wounded soldier to an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter following an improvised explosive device attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 20, 2012.

  • Air Force Pararescue

    Army Sgt. Wyatt Mayes grimaces as a back brace is moved underneath him while Air Force Pararescueman Master Sgt. Bill Strouse, center, listens to Army Pfc. James Heffner, left. Both soldiers were wounded in an improvised explosive device attack in Helmand province on June 24, 2012.

  • Helmand Afghanistan

    The Afghan landscape is seen as dusk as Air Force Pararescue helicopters fly near Camp Bastion, Afghanistan in Helmand province on June 9, 2012.

  • Air Force Pararescue

    Air Force Pararescuemen Staff Sgt. Pat Gault, left, and Master Sgt. Brandon Stuemke, far right , cover Staff Sgt. Corey Largo as he helps British Guardsmen Simon Edis to a Pedro helicopter during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan on July 7, 2012. Gault, Largo and Stuemke are all with the 46th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron.

  • 10th Mountain Division

    Shadows of soldiers with the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team fall on their tents as they line up for formation at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan on February 29, 2012. The soldiers were on their way to Fort Drum, NY after a year deployment.

  • Zhari Dasht Afghanistan

    A young female student looks up from her desk at a school in the Zhari Dasht internally displaced persons camp on September 7, 2011 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Eight schools opened in September in the Zhari and Maiwand districts, two of them to girls.

  • Air Force Pararescue

    Air Force Pararescueman and Staff Sgt. Corey Largo, who is with the 46th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, carries a wounded Afghan child to a helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 29, 2012.

  • 101st Airborne Division Pathfinders

    An Afghan girl waves to Pfc. Mackenzie Wilson of Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, who was patrolling her village of Loy Shur on September 23, 2011 in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

  • Afghanistan Zharay Dasht
  • Afghanistan Zharay Dasht school

    An Afghan girls attends school in the Zharay Dasht...

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