ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Channel 2 News KTUU's Reporter Blake Essig and Photojournalist Albert Lutan travel to Afghanistan with soldiers of of Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson's 4th Brigade (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, as they tell the stories of Alaska's deployed soldiers.
Through stories and photos, experience a rare behind the headlines look at the deployment, mission and sacrifice of the nearly 2,100 members of Alaska's 4-25 Spartan Brigade.
The items are mapped in the order that they were filmed and documented. KTUU's Crew went back and forth to several different locations, even revisiting some, in order to get the story elements they needed to bring you 'Operation Afghanistan.'
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