God bless them. Note: All pictures taken over last 48 hours.

A U.S soldier walks on hill top near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

U.S soldiers patrols near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

U.S soldiers rest during patrol near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

A U.S soldier cleans his rifle at a hill top near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

A U.S soldier observes the area from a hill top near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

A U.S soldier test fires his gun at a hill top near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan November 6, 2012.

A U.S. Marine of Police Advisory Team Now Zad, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment observes an area while on guard at a police sub-station at Now Zad district in Helmand province, southwestern Afghanistan November 8, 2012.

A U.S. Marine of Police Advisory Team Now Zad, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment gives a pomegranate fruit to a boy during a patrol in a village near a police station in Now Zad district in Helmand province, southwestern Afghanistan November 8, 2012.

U.S. Marines of Police Advisory Team Now Zad, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment patrol a village near a police station in Now Zad district in Helmand province, southwestern Afghanistan November 8, 2012.