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ANSF, Red Currahee Reapers overcome terrain challenges, open Gwashta Pass

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Graham
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – After months of delays due to bad weather and restructuring of mission priorities, the call finally came down, “The Gwashta Pass mission is a go.”
   
“Reapers”, the Soldiers from the Mortar Platoon, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Red Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, TF Currahee, supported a battalion-sized operation to clear the Gwashta Pass, May 23rd-28th in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

Soldiers from “Reapers”, the Mortar Platoon, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, TF Red Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, TF Currahee, clear a cave and secure the area where they will provide indirect fire support during Operation Red Storm. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Graham, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

Soldiers from “Reapers”, the Mortar Platoon, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, TF Red Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, TF Currahee, clear a cave and secure the area where they will provide indirect fire support during Operation Red Storm. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Graham, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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