Exhausted US soldiers from the Bravo Com : News Photo

Exhausted US soldiers from the Bravo Com

Exhausted US soldiers from the Bravo Company, 2-87 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team catch some sleep beside their weapons on arrival at the Forward Operating Base Pasab in Zahri district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan on August 15, 2011 after conducting air and ground assault operations against Taliban insurgents in Maiwand district. According to Major Kirby Dennis, operations officer of Task Force 2-87 the five hour operations resulted in the capture of eight individuals among them are two suspected Taliban leaders and assorted bomb making components which will reduce the insurgents offensive capability in the area. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Exhausted US soldiers from the Bravo Company, 2-87 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team catch some sleep beside their weapons on arrival at the Forward Operating Base Pasab in Zahri district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan on August 15, 2011 after conducting air and ground assault operations against Taliban insurgents in Maiwand district. According to Major Kirby Dennis, operations officer of Task Force 2-87 the five hour operations resulted in the capture of eight individuals among them are two suspected Taliban leaders and assorted bomb making components which will reduce the insurgents offensive capability in the area. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 15, 2011
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ROMEO GACAD / Staff
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