Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Korengal Valley: 1afghan1000007185

American soldiers with the 173rd Division, Battle Company, on a battalian-wide mission in the Korengal Valley, looking for caves and weapons caches and known Taliban leaders.Sargeant Kevin Rice is assisted as he walks to a medevac helicopter minutes after he was shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded him and Spc. Carl Vandeberge.  Both of the wounded were flown out immediately for surgery. October 23, 2007.  (Credit: Lynsey Addario)
Korengal Valley, Afghanistan

American soldiers with the 173rd Division, Battle Company, on a battalian-wide mission in the Korengal Valley, looking for caves and weapons caches and known Taliban leaders. 

Sargeant Kevin Rice is assisted as he walks to a medevac helicopter minutes after he was shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded him and Spc. Carl Vandeberge. Both of the wounded were flown out immediately for surgery. October 23, 2007. (Credit: Lynsey Addario)