Parked in line, near a US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, USMC troops from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) Company, attached to Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)(Special Operations Capable), stand prepared for a patrol around Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM