U.S. Marines Engage Insurgents During Operation in Kajaki, Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chris Kusnierz watches his sectors of fire during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Kusnierz, a machine gunner, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. Troops conducted the Afghan-led operation to clear Pay Sang village. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • Linked 40 mm rounds feed into a U.S. Marine Corps Mark 19 grenade launcher during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kody King uses binoculars to scan for enemy positions during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. King, a machine gunner, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. 
 U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Romero, right, points out an enemy position to U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kody King during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Romero, a combined anti-armor team section leader, and King, a machine gunner, are assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Eric Doerrer targets an enemy position with an FGM-148 Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missile during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Doerrer, an anti-tank missileman, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Donnie Bridges scans for enemy positions during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Bridges is assigned to Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kody King engages enemy positions with an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. King, a machine gunner, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kody King engages enemy positions with an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. King, a machine gunner, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Chris Hoisington uses his weapon's optic lens to scan for enemy positions during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Hoisington a radio operator, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chris Kusnierz, left, fires at an enemy position with a Mark 19 grenade launcher during Operation Bullseye in Kajaki in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 27, 2013. Kusnierz, a machine gunner, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye