Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Korengal Valley: 1afghan1000007232

soldiers with the 173rd battle company, on a battalian-wide mission in the korengal valley, looking for caves and weapons caches and known taliban leaders.Sargeant Kevin Rice, center, and Specialist Carl Vandeberge, behind, are attended to by Doc Dean, left of frame, and other soldiers as they pause during their walk to a medevac helicopter minutes after they were both shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded both of them.   Spc. Carl Vandeberge and Sgt. Kevin Rice, were flown out immediately for surgery. October 24, 2007.  (Credit: Lynsey Addario)
Korengal Valley, Afghanistan

soldiers with the 173rd battle company, on a battalian-wide mission in the korengal valley, looking for caves and weapons caches and known taliban leaders. 

Sargeant Kevin Rice, center, and Specialist Carl Vandeberge, behind, are attended to by Doc Dean, left of frame, and other soldiers as they pause during their walk to a medevac helicopter minutes after they were both shot in the stomach during a Taliban ambush, which killed one soldier, and wounded both of them. Spc. Carl Vandeberge and Sgt. Kevin Rice, were flown out immediately for surgery. October 24, 2007. (Credit: Lynsey Addario)