US MARINE WAITS TO SECURE PERIMETER NEAR KANDAHAR.
Lance Cpl. Jason Lundberg, of India Co. BLT 3/6, from Portland, Ore.,
waits for a Marine Corps helicopter to take off before heading out to
secure the perimeter around a damaged CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter
near Kandahar, December 31, 2001. Marines are beginning the recovery
process and hope to fly the damaged helicopter out of the rugged
terrain and back to the Marines base of operations at Kandahar
International Airport. REUTERS/Pool/Rob Curtis