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Coalition forces return to village hit by suicide bomb

 

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

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – Task Force No Slack, provides security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province August 21st. Two months previously, a female suicide bomber killed two Soldiers with the unit and seriously wounded two other Soldiers, three Afghan police officers and at least five children in the village.

This marked the first visit to the community by International Security Assistance Forces since the attack.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, talks to a resident of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st.  (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, talks to a resident of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Additional Photos

U.S. Army Spc. Adam D. Lopez of Aurora, CO, a team leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, provides security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Spc. Adam D. Lopez of Aurora, CO, a team leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, provides security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Tracey E. Allen of Russellville, OH, a squad leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, consults with his platoon leader about security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Tracey E. Allen of Russellville, OH, a squad leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, consults with his platoon leader about security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, shakes hands with a resident of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, shakes hands with a resident of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21st. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

From center, U.S. Army Spc. Asa U. Holm of Cassville, Mo., a medic, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader, both with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, examine the medical supplies available to the clinic at the village of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province. The unit made arrangements to provide the clinic with its spare medical supplies.  (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

From center, U.S. Army Spc. Asa U. Holm of Cassville, Mo., a medic, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader, both with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, examine the medical supplies available to the clinic at the village of Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province. The unit made arrangements to provide the clinic with its spare medical supplies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


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