COMBAT FOOTAGE Marines in firefight beat Taliban ambush with 60mm Mortar Fire



U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment establishing a patrol base (PB) in the kinetic village of Potay, Sangin District, Afghanistan on Oct. 5, 2011. The PB is attacked by Taliban fighters but Marines repel the attack with squad organic weapons and accurate mortar fire. That evening a linguist talks to a local Afghan boy who informs him there are IEDs in the area. Video by Lance Cpl. Jacob M. Lagoze. 10.05.2011. Also available in high definition.
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