ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Mission's end, 2005
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: September 7, 2020
Jason Chudy ©Stars and Stripes
Afghanistan, July, 2005: Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, turn and kneel away from a CH-47D Chinook helicopter as it comes in for a landing in a riverbed northwest of Qalat. The Vicenza, Italy-based soldiers were being picked up after an unsuccessful mission to capture an area Taliban leader.