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Winter Ops in Afghanistan

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U.S. Army soldiers establish a security perimeter after being inserted into a remote area to conduct combat operations in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Dec. 18, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith

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U.S. soldiers provide security before loading a CH-47 Chinook during an air assault mission Dec. 18, 2009, Parwan, Afghanistan. The soldiers are assigned to the 82nd Division's Company B, Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Allison