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Chinook helicopters are essential for airlifting troops in Afghanistan, but are targets for insurgent attacks when flying low. Here, US National Guardsmen and Afghan army soldiers wait for transport after a mission in Paktia province. (Photo: US Army/Flickr)
Habiborrahman Ibrahimi
7 Sep 11
Military officials say few crashes are due to enemy fire, and even then standard weapons were probably used.
Habiborrahman Ibrahimi
4 Mar 10
Female officers at checkpoints will stop male insurgents dressed in burqas.