A U.S. Army platoon patrols in the village of Jelawur in Afghanistan's Khandahar Province.
A U.S. Army platoon patrols in the village of Jelawur in Afghanistan's Khandahar Province. Hal Bernton/Seattle Times/MCT
A U.S. Army platoon patrols in the village of Jelawur in Afghanistan's Khandahar Province. Hal Bernton/Seattle Times/MCT

For U.S. troops in Afghanistan, home is where they make it

October 02, 2009 5:25 PM