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Task Force Leader Soldiers patrol Zambar

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Saturday, January 22, 2011 @ 6:00 pm In News | No Comments

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey
Task Force Rakkasan 
 
Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division187th Infantry Regiment - Iron RakkasansKhowst Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment patrol Zambar, Afghanistan, January 18th and provide security for squad members as they search for contraband and question locals.

After patrolling through Zambar, the soldiers board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

U.S. Army Spc. Ryan Charles, an infantryman with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, and a native of Brooklyn, NY, provides security as platoon leaders question locals about an improvised explosive device in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Spc. Ryan Charles, an infantryman with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, and a native of Brooklyn, NY, provides security as platoon leaders question locals about an improvised explosive device in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

Additional Photos

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Schaffner, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, a native of Camby, OR, exits a compound after squad members and Afghan National Security Forces complete a search for contraband, in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Schaffner, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, a native of Camby, OR, exits a compound after squad members and Afghan National Security Forces complete a search for contraband, in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. John Wood, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, from Lake City, FL, looks for hostile forces as leaders meet with local nationals during a patrol in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. John Wood, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, from Lake City, FL, looks for hostile forces as leaders meet with local nationals during a patrol in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Spc. Kyle Oszczakiewicz, an infantryman with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, a native of Trenton, NJ, scans for an insurgent as 2nd Plt. receives small arms fire from across a wadi in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

U.S. Army Spc. Kyle Oszczakiewicz, an infantryman with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, a native of Trenton, NJ, scans for an insurgent as 2nd Plt. receives small arms fire from across a wadi in Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

Members of 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, run to board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after patrolling through Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)

Members of 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, run to board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after patrolling through Zambar, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Guffey, Task Force Rakkasan Public Affairs Office)


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