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Cpl. Michael Ingram, 22, of Monroe, Mich., a soldier with Company C, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, checks a man for weapons in the village of Pashmul in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Although villagers seemed friendly, the soldiers say they must take precautions because of frequent attacks by Taliban fighters in the area. Nov. 24, 2009. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES