U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brian Smith and U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Adkins, left, both with the 3rd Platoon, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, scan a distant ridgeline during a patrol in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alex Kirk Amen.