A soldier with the 4th Mechanised Brigade is pictured engaging the enemy during Operation Qalb in Helmand, Afghanistan – 4 January 2013.
A Ranger from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, operates in the darkness of Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2014, during their combat deployment to Afghanistan. Since October 2001, Rangers of the 75th Ranger Regiment have been deployed to combat in the Global War on Terror for more than 4,500 consecutive days.
(U.S. Army photo, long exposure in low light conditions, by Spc. Stephen S. Cline)