Portrait of a Hero: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman

He earned his wings—in this life and the next.

Warrior Wednesday: Loadmaster

The role of platoon loadmasters in Afghanistan. Hosted by Cpl. Mark Stroud.

Warrior Wednesday: Photos From the Field

Soldiers from Second Brigade Infantry Division, along with the Combined Task Force Arrowhead, patrol the streets of highway 4 in the district of Spin Boldak, in northern Afghanistan. Photos by Staff Sgt. Brenden Mackie. Produced by Sgt. Jacob Connor.

Warrior Wednesday: Platoon Leader Skellie

This edition features a story about Sergeant First Class Michael Skellie a Platoon Leader with Bravo Company of the 1-5 First Brigade 25th Infantry Division, originally from Glens Falls, NY, tells us about how the role of his team contributes to the security of Afghanistan. Produced by Marine Cpl. Liz Cisneros.

Warrior Wednesday: Training Afghan National Security Forces

Training Afghan National Security Forces is a top priority for the safety and security of the Afghan people. Ensuring the Afghan National Army is being taught proper maintenance procedures is important for Afghan forces to teach classes on their own.

Warrior Wednesday: Task Force Power

M/Sgt. Court Sartin is part of Task Force Power. They have only been in theater a year. They're here to ensure the safety of service members, so they can have a safe and livable place while deployed. Sound bites from Air Force M/Sgt. Court Sartin, NCOIC, Electrical Inspections.

Warrior Wednesday: Kiowa Maintainers

The speed, agility and firepower of the Kiowa helicopter make it a key component to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. Spc. Nicholas Clark explains his role behind the scenes of this high-power weapon.

Warrior Wednesday: Cook

Spl. Shermon Sanders talks about feeding soldiers in the 25th Infantry Division in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Warrior Wednesday: Security Detail

SPC Douglas Wilson tells us what a day is like for him as Private Security Detail in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Taliban Guns

Much of the Taliban's non-Kalashnikov small-arms stock comes from workshops in Pakistan. These are known as Khyber Pass guns, and some of them are quite interesting. Also, Taliban logistics are rather weak.

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