Operation Southern Strike III
US Army Private First Class Michael Weymouth, left, and Sgt. Christopher Ouzts, center, provide dismounted security for US Air Force Tech. Sergeant Michael Myers, right, while clearing a hill of improvised explosive device threats along a route during Operation Southern Strike III in the Takhteh Pol district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Sept. 7, 2012. Weymouth and Ouzts are combat engineers assigned to the 569th Engineer Company. US Army photo by Staff Sergeant Brendan Mackie.