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  • RESTREPO: OUTPOST AFGHANISTAN

  • VIDEOS

    • Juan Restrepo show

      Juan Restrepo

      RESTREPO was a strategic outpost named in honour of their medic, PFC Juan Restrepo, who was killed in action.

      (01:54)
    • Toy Guns show

      Toy Guns

      This soldier never had a toy gun as his hippie parents disapproved. No toys in war either.

      (00:48)
    • Korengal show

      Korengal

      Soldiers recall their first impressions, thoughts and fears arriving at Korengal Valley in Afghanistan.

      (03:04)
    • Hit show

      Hit

      Remembering the events surrounding Juan Restrepo's death is not easy for the soldiers.

      (03:13)
    • Silent show

      Silent

      What soldiers don't write home about. These guys put on a brave face when calling home. Everything is fine.

      (03:02)
    • Fear show

      Fear

      "The fear is always there, especially at night when you can't see what's coming at you."

      (03:04)
    • Helicopter show

      Helicopter

      When you fly in the middle of the night it's like alerting your enemy, "hey guys, we're here!"

      (03:03)