Underreported: What Life is Like for US Soldiers in Afghanistan

The war in Iraq gets more headlines, but US soldiers in Afghanistan are still battling it out with the Taliban and Al Qaeda the old-fashioned way – traveling on foot, building crude bunkers, and advancing slowly. Sebastian Junger and photographer Tim Hetherington joined an American platoon in the Korengal Valley, one of the most desperately fought-over pieces of terrain in the world.