Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Paratroopers Capture Enemy Suspects in Afghanistan

PATKIA, Afghanistan, Oct. 26, 2004 — Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division depend on speed and stealth to accomplish their mission. They strike hard and strike fast, before the enemy has a chance to realize what is happening to him.
Just as the sun began to peak over the mountaintops of eastern Afghanistan on Oct. 15, 2004, the paratroopers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment did just that. They captured four suspected terrorists and six of their accomplices in a simultaneous assault on three compounds in a matter of minutes. more.....

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