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Combined forces repel night attacks at base

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte
300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment 
 
Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – Insurgents attacked Combat Outpost Badel August 25th, at dusk with small arms, rocket-propelled grenades and mortars against the base in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.

Neither International Security Assistance Forces nor Afghan National Security Forces were injured during the assault.

U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph P. Khamvongsa of Mililani, Hawaii, a forward observer with 1st Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, aims his weapon during an insurgent attack on Combat Outpost Badel. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph P. Khamvongsa of Mililani, Hawaii, a forward observer with 1st Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, aims his weapon during an insurgent attack on Combat Outpost Badel. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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U.S. Army Sgt. George R. Rueda of Norwalk, CA., weapons squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, aims his weapon using an infrared laser sight during an insurgent attack on Combat Outpost Badel. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Sgt. George R. Rueda of Norwalk, CA., weapons squad leader with 1st Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, aims his weapon using an infrared laser sight during an insurgent attack on Combat Outpost Badel. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

An International Security Assistance Forces artillery strike hits the mountainside overlooking Combat Outpost Badel in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province during an insurgent small arms attack against the base Aug. 26th. In the foreground is a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle at the post. Neither ISAF nor Afghan National Security Forces were injured during the assault. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

An International Security Assistance Forces artillery strike hits the mountainside overlooking Combat Outpost Badel in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province during an insurgent small arms attack against the base Aug. 26th. In the foreground is a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle at the post. Neither ISAF nor Afghan National Security Forces were injured during the assault. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


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