U.S. Army Pfc. Eric Guzman, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Spartan, provides security alongside Afghan Border Police officers while patrolling a village in Khowst province, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2012.
_A Paratrooper from 5 Platoon, B Company, Battalion the Parachute Regiment takes cover after throwing a grenade at a Taliban enemy position during Operation Oqab Tsuka in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Winch work Staff Sgt. Theodore Bird and Staff Sgt. James Miller, support paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, pull a winch to a mired Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Jan. 25, 2012, at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La. Their distribution platoon belongs to a forward support company that supports 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)