Monday, October 18, 2010

Military Snapshot - Task Force Gladius in Afghanistan

Soldiers from Bravo Company, Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Task Force Gladius wait for a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the landing zone at Forward Operating Base Morales-Frazier on January 20, 2008. The Chinook will airlift them into the Surobi District of Afghanistan to protect another CH-47 that made a hard landing there. Department of Defense photo by Sgt. Johnny R. Aragon, U.S. Army, from Into the Viper's Nest: The First Pivotal Battle of the Afghan War by Stephen Grey.

1 comment:

  1. Task Force Gladius is considered among the elite infantry division. What I like about them are their long range weapons and military issued gerber knives.