12 November 2007

1-508 PIR Patrols Mountains in Afghanistan

Nov 3, 2007 B-roll of paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Fort Bragg) performing a patrol and information gathering mission in the mountains of Afghanistan. Scenes include Soldiers on foot patrol in a mountainous area, meeting and speaking with Afghans, searching for weapons caches and interviews with participating Soldiers about the challenges of the mission.

Interviewed are: Platoon Leader 1st Lt. Andrew Davis, Squad Leader Staff Sgt. David Breeden, Spc. Andrew Wahl, and SAW Gunner Spc. Chad Holley.

The "package" (a narrated, edited version) can be viewed here.

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