U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Zachary Jones of 3rd Platoon, Kilo Company, 3/4 Marines, crosses a footbridge near Patrol Base 302, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. The ... more 
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Zachary Jones of 3rd Platoon, Kilo Company, 3/4 Marines, crosses a footbridge near Patrol Base 302, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. The Marines living in austere conditions at PB302 exchange fire regularly with Taliban fighters who attack from nearby positions. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Brennan Linsley
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 1:08 PM EDT