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An Afghan National Police officer helps his fellow officer on to a U.S. Air Force rescue helicopter after he was shot during combat with the Taliban, in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Thursday July 29, 2010. Rescue teams are one part of the U.S. Air Force's 451st Air Expeditionary Wing in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Photo by: Brennan Linsley
An Afghan National Police officer helps his fellow officer on to a U.S. Air Force rescue helicopter after he was shot during combat with the Taliban, in the Arghandab Valley, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Thursday July 29, 2010. Rescue teams are one part of the U.S. Air Force's 451st Air Expeditionary Wing in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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