Hell in a Beautiful Place: War in Afghanistan

American soldiers set out on a foot patrol as the night falls in the Nerkh district of Afghanistan on April 14, 2009. After being stuck for several hours on a road, the soldiers walked the road looking for roadside bombs that might have been placed to target them. American soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are setting up patrol bases in the Nerkh district, in Wardak province, Afghanistan to secure the road between Kabul and Kandahar where crime and Taliban checkpoints have become chronic.
War in Afghanistan , April 14, 2009- Dhyaht Village, Afghanistan

American soldiers set out on a foot patrol as the night falls in the Nerkh district of Afghanistan on April 14, 2009. After being stuck for several hours on a road, the soldiers walked the road looking for roadside bombs that might have been placed to target them. American soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are setting up patrol bases in the Nerkh district, in Wardak province, Afghanistan to secure the road between Kabul and Kandahar where crime and Taliban checkpoints have become chronic.