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A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti”, takes up a battle position during a joint patrol with Afghan soldiers in Serkey valley, Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. Picture taken October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

U.S. soldiers from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti” read their grid on a map during a joint U.S.-Afghan military patrol in Serkey valley in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti” wraps the bullets of a machinegun on his arm during a joint U.S.-Afghan military patrol in Serkey valley in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

An Afghan soldier holds a confiscated Taliban flag, which was placed on top of a hill, during a joint U.S.-Afghan military patrol in Serkey valley, in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti”, scans an area through the scope of his rifle during a patrol in a village near Combat Outpost Penich in Khas Konar district in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. Picture taken October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

U.S. soldiers from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti”, walk along a road during a patrol in a village near Combat Outpost Penich in Khas Konar district in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. Picture taken October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti” takes his position on the turret of an armoured vehicle in preparation for a joint U.S.-Afghan military patrol in Serkey valley in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti” stands near 120 mm mortar rounds while waiting for an order to fire at the Taliban position from Combat Outpost Penich, in Khas Konar district in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

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