Fri Jan. 4, 2013 10:01 AM PST
Supplies drop to U.S. Soldiers deployed to the mountainous Paktya province on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan, Dec. 23, 2012. Military leaders coordinated the air drop to resupply the base when adverse weather made roads through mountainous areas too difficult to traverse. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Ricca.