Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Morning of the Attack

Our search that morning for any taliban that might of made it on base.

The al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network lost more than 30 fighters and a commander during their Aug. 28 attack. US and Afghan troops killed more than 30 Haqqani Network insurgents during the early-morning assault on FOB's Salerno and Chapman. Thirteen of of those killed were wearing suicide vests.
After the fighting, we capitalized on intelligence tips and captured a Haqqani Network commander who was involved in planning the attacks.
I don't think they get it!!! These attack have become little more than exercises in target practice here, They show up, we watch them on our cameras, and then we kill them.

General Petraeus at Salerno

The General though he would stop by and say HI...