Sgt. Jason Smith, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, is confronted by a group of young Afghan girls during an Afghan-led clearing operation April 28, 2012, Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Smith serves with 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment. (US Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod

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