PHOTO ESSAY - 101st Soldiers conduct air assault in eastern Afghanistan
Written by Spc. Mary L. Gonzalez CJTF-101 Public Affairs
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (Nov. 4, 2008) – Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Alpha Company, 101st Division Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, conducted an air assault mission in Bamyan province, eastern Afghanistan Nov. 4.
It was suspected that a small village in a narrow valley in Bamyan province was facilitating IED cells.
Using Chinook helicopters, more than 100 troops air assaulted to the village and searched for IED making materials. After several hours of patrolling they distributed humanitarian assistance.