God bless them.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 25, 2013.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 25, 2013.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment kneel while on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz – a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 24, 2013.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment kneel while on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz – a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 24, 2013.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment go on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz – a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 24, 2013.

Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s Second Platoon, Bravo Battery, Second Battalion, Third Field, First Armor Division (2-3FA), fire a M777 Howitzer during a training exercise at Forward Operating Base Azizullah in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 24, 2013.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment rest in an Afghan National Police compound before going on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz – a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 24, 2013.

Soldier with the U.S. Army’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment go on patrol near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz – a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 24, 2013.