U.S. Soldiers Provide Security Around Kandahar Airfield

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A young boy watches as soldiers from the U.S. Army's 4th squadron 2d... News PhotoAfghanistan,Army Soldier,Bestof,Boys,Child,Conflict,Crime,Horizontal,Justice - Concept,Kandahar,Law,Operation Enduring Freedom,Resting,Topics,Topix,US Military,Village,War,War in Afghanistan: 2001-presentPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesKANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - FEBRUARY 26: A young boy watches as soldiers from the U.S. Army's 4th squadron 2d Cavalry Regiment pause while patroling through his village on February 26, 2014 near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced he is making preparations for a complete military withdrawl from Afghanistan because Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai continues to refuse to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement. Fourth squadron 2d Cavalry Regiment is responsible for defending Kandahar Airfield against rocket attacks from insurgents. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)