U.S. Army paratroopers prepare to load into a CH-47 Chinook helicopter
during an air assault mission to detain a known militant in the Bermel
district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, Oct. 13, 2009. The
paratroopers are assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's Company B,
Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team.
U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Andrya Hill
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