What you see is what you expect to see.
Commandos from the Afghan National Army Special Forces, 3rd Company, 3rd Special Operations Kandak and U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, conducted clearance of Sorbaghal village in Maiwand district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. After making contact with villagers in the local bazaar, the team came under small arms fire and withdrew their wounded to meet the medevac before continuing their mission.
3rd SOK and the USSF teamed together in order to disrupt insurgent networks in the area and make Sorbaghal village a safer place for its residents.
(U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara Wakai, 10 APR 2014.)
[Curator’s Challenge: can you tell which personnel are 3rd SOK Commandos, and which are Special Forces? -R]