US soldiers part of NATO patrol during the final day of a month long anti-Taliban operation by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in various parts of eastern Nangarhar province,  at an Afghan National Army base in Khogyani district on August 30, 2015.  Afghan security forces launched a joint anti-militant operation in three districts, killing over 150 armed insurgents and wounding 112 others with 13 security personnel killed and three others were wounded in the past 30 days, Afghan National Army Commander Zaman Waziri said.  AFP PHOTO / Noorullah Shirzada          (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)