Commentary: Remembering Red Sand
BALA MURGHAB, Afghanistan – An insurgent compound explodes after a Air Force B-1 Lancer drops a 38GBU bomb on the facility in northern Bala Murghab Valley, Badghis Province, Afghanistan April 4, 2011. The B-1 responded as a close-air support asset and assisted 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment scouts from Bulldog Troop’s Red Platoon in a sustained combat engagement, which resulted in the destruction of insurgent strongholds and improvised explosive device making facilities. This photo was originally released April 7, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

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