British Army soldiers with the 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, wait inside the belly of a Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron CH-53D Sea Stallion prior to takeoff during a troop extraction mission in support of operations, in southwestern Afghanistan, April 27. Coalition troops traveled to the Helmand River valley to interact with the local populace and counteract the insurgent presence there.
The Pic of the Day: British Paras in Afghanistan
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