Securing Barge Matal

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    A U.S. Army Soldier calls for an airstrike on the hills surrounding Barge Matal, during Operation Mountain Fire in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province, July 12. Afghan national security forces and International Security Assistance Forces battled with insurgent forces
    in the late afternoon, after quickly securing the village's key areas
    early in the morning.

    Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, 5th Mobile Public Affairs
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    1. Lisa Bundy [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      really nice

    2. mizuumi21 69 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Afghanistan 2009 - Year of the 'Surge', and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. mikepetrucci 68 months ago | reply

      The trusty Suunto Vector. I love the action in this shot.

    4. Carlee Ross 68 months ago | reply

      these are some good pictures Matt, but like you've said before, your middle name is Awsome!

    5. kebURBAN 68 months ago | reply

      SGT Moeller,
      I am the wife of one of the soldiers there in Barge Matal. The pictures that I am seeing are from July 12, my husband's PLT did not leave for Barge Matal until July 30. I am wondering if you were there when they arrived, are you still there, will you post some more pictures? Please take care and come home safe.
      Wife of CPL Urban, 984th MP Co

      - SPC Kimberly Urban

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