Laura Rauch ©Stars and StripesHajikhell, Afghanistan, December, 2011: Afghan National Army troops and U.S. soldiers with Company D, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division burn their trash before leaving a strong point during an air assault operation

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