A soldier with A Company, 1 Rifles is pictured on patrol armed with a Combat Shotgun in Helmand, Afghanistan.
1 Rifles were conducting a Helicopter Assault Force (HAF) Operation
into the town of Alikosi in Helmand province where they were to take a
local compound in a Taliban stronghold and set up an operational Check
Point called CP Zarawar.
Photographer: PO(Phot) Hamish Burke
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