Pic O’ the Day, Cacti Edition

A U.S. soldier from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force “Cacti”, takes up a battle position during a joint patrol with Afghan soldiers in Serkey valley, Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 1, 2011. Picture taken October 1, 2011. (REUTERS/Erik De Castro)

Our co-author Roamy has a personal connection to 2-35 Infantry.

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