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Air Strike Destroys Taliban Snipers
U.S. Soldiers Call in Air Support to Destroy Taliban Snipers -- U.S. and Afghan Army soldiers are caught in a sniper ambush after conducting a search on villages to locate enemy weapons, and IED factories. The U.S. mission is to disrupt Taliban activities in the area and to mentor Afghan soldiers so that they'll be able to take over operations by 2014.