U.S. Army Soldiers repel repeated attacks on base

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Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Wednesday, 07 April 2010 20:25

 

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Mark D. Weber of Urbana, Ohio, a gunner with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, serves as a spotter during a small arms attack on Combat Outpost Bar Alai, April 5. Multiple militants with automatic machine guns opened fire about seven hours after a sniper also shot at the base. Neither Afghan National Army soldiers nor International Security Assistance Forces were injured during the attacks. Insurgents have repeatedly targeted the base, located in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province, in an unsuccessful campaign to drive ANA and ISAF from the area. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc Colin T. McTamaney, of Pittsburg, Penn., a team leader with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, checks a nearby ridge following a small arms attack on Combat Outpost Bar Alai, April 5. Multiple insurgents with automatic machine guns opened fire about seven hours after a sniper also shot at the base. Neither Afghan National Army soldiers nor International Security Assistance Forces were injured during the attacks. Militants have repeatedly targeted the base, located in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province, in an unsuccessful campaign to drive ANA and ISAF from the area. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Greg R. Kenshalo, of Fresno, Calif., a rifleman with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, fires an automatic grenade launcher during a small arms attack on Combat Outpost Bar Alai April 5. Multiple insurgents with automatic machine guns opened fire about seven hours after a sniper also shot at the base. Neither Afghan National Army personnel nor International Security Assistance Forces were injured during the attacks. Insurgents have repeatedly targeted the base, located in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province, in an unsuccessful campaign to drive ANA and ISAF from the area. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 April 2010 06:41