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First Contact

Follow Capt. Ben Middendorf's 15-day operation that includes landing in the dead of night by helicopter with the Taliban waiting, and then patrolling the deadly open ground across Afghanistan's vast poppy fields.

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Battleground Afghanistan

Each day they are no doubt risking their lives and sacrificing many of their own freedoms for their family and friends as well as millions of American’s they’ve never even met. Read more about these selfless men and women.

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