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Night patrol in Afghanistan, 2011

MATT MILLHAM/STARS AND STRIPES

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 19, 2020

Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes
Afghanistan, July, 2011: A member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, patrols the Safar Bazaar, Afghanistan, after dark. Marines had jumped to get ready after an alert was issued on a suspicious car, then had to wait for more than half an hour as their Afghan counterparts got ready for what was supposed to be a quick-reaction force mission.