Dramatic Photos Show A Marines Narrow Escape From Death:
A U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit flinches in a firefight with the Taliban near Garmser in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The Marine was uninjured in the exchange.
The battle for Garmser has become heated in the last few months. Fortunately, the Marines are slowly but surely weeding Taliban forces out of the area. This particular Marine could certainly use a helmet and bulletproof vest. Thankfully, his cat-like reflexes kicked in.