I haven’t posted a Combat Pic in quite some time. I took this image during the fighting season in 2008 whilst on assignment as a photographer in Afghanistan. The Chinook helicopter, also called a Chook had landed and picked up Coalition Forces to extract them after an operation against the Taliban in Southern Afghanistan.
This US Soldier had been part of a fighting patrol in Southern Afghanistan and been awake for nearly two days. One of his many jobs was to ride the ATV with all the essential items in a small trailer, like food and water. He also decided to share it around so other members could useContinue reading “Sleep Anywhere”
Coalition Soldiers move towards the rear of a Chinook helicopter for extraction after conducting operations against the Taliban in Southern Afghanistan.