Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, pulls security during a combined US–Afghan clearing operation on April 28, 2012, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. He is set up in the ruins of an old kalat, or mud-wall building. US Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod.