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Unit fights off insurgent attack

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Monday, August 23, 2010 @ 1:12 pm In News | No Comments

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Brandon R. Romero of Los Alamos, NM, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Glenn K. Luce of Midwest City, OK, with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, open fire on a nearby building during an Aug. 18th attack against troops visiting the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.

One U.S. Army Soldier was wounded during the insurgent attack, which included the use of mortars, small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades against International Security Assistance and Afghan National Security Forces.

U.S. Army Spc. Brandon R. Romero and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Glenn K. Luce. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Spc. Brandon R. Romero and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Glenn K. Luce. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas J. Renfrow of Marina, CA, a medic with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, prepares to move into the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province prior to his unit being attacked Aug. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) [1]

U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas J. Renfrow of Marina, CA, a medic with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, prepares to move into the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province prior to his unit being attacked Aug. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Spc. Nodosky H. Motley of Chicago, a gunner with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, moves from cover during an Aug. 18th attack against troops visiting the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) [2]

U.S. Army Spc. Nodosky H. Motley of Chicago, a gunner with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, moves from cover during an Aug. 18th attack against troops visiting the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Kenneth L. Bolin of Cincinnati, OH, the first sergeant for Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, directs fire against the enemy during an Aug. 18th attack against troops visiting the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) [3]

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Kenneth L. Bolin of Cincinnati, OH, the first sergeant for Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, directs fire against the enemy during an Aug. 18th attack against troops visiting the village of Spinkay in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


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