Afghanistan 2009

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Soldiers with Company C, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment head out on an early morning patrol in the Shah Joy district of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province. The flat-topped hill on the horizon is all that remains of an ancient fort, an enduring symbol of Afghanistan's tumultuous history of foreign invasion and war. Oct. 27, 2010. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES