Photo: Alaska soldier fights Taliban

Posted: Tuesday, October 06, 2009

During a firefight with Taliban militants, U.S. Marine Cpl. Bobby Orr of Fairbanks, with 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines, returns fire Sunday in Nawa district, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Taliban militants opened up on the Marine patrol using assault rifles, medium machine guns and snipers.

Brennan Linsley / The Associated Press
Brennan Linsley / The Associated Press

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