13 Photos Of U.S. Soldiers Playing Golf In Afghanistan

Fleeting moments of calm in the chaos of war. Thank you for your service, gentlemen.

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Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

U.S. Army soldiers of 3/1 AD Task Force Bulldog prepare to hit golf balls from the rooftop of a building at Combat Outpost (COP) Boston in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 18, 2012.

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Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

A U.S. Army soldier of 3/1 AD Task Force Bulldog prepares to hit a golf ball from the rooftop of a building at Combat Outpost (COP) Boston in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 18, 2012.

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Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

A U.S. Army soldier of 3/1 AD Task Force Bulldog prepares to hit a golf ball from the rooftop of a building at Combat Outpost (COP) Boston in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 18, 2012.

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Bruno Domingos / Reuters

The shadow of U.S. Army Lieutenant Matthew Asmus of A-BTRY 2/377 PFAR Task Force Steel playing golf is cast at FOB Tillman, Afghanistan, November 10, 2009.

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Erik de Castro / Reuters

A U.S. soldier from 1-22 Infantry Battalion swings a golf club while playing in a makeshift mini-driving range with fellow U.S. and Afghan soldiers at Forward Operating base Ancop in Kandahar city in southern Afghanistan October 5, 2010.

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Baz Ratner / Reuters

U.S Army First Lieutenant Sean Snook from Concord, Massachusetts, and Alpha Company, 4th Brigade combat team,1-508, 82nd parachute infantry regiment tees off a golf ball at FOB Bullard in Zabul province, southern Afghanistan,February 12, 2010.

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David Goldman / AP

Hospital Corpsman Luke Rhoades, 22, of Cold Water, Michigan, with the 2nd Battalion 12th Marines based in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, winds up for a swing at a golf ball on July 28, 2011 at Forward Operating Base Zeebrugge in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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Erik De Castro / Reuters

U.S. army soldier SSG George Garcia of Chosen Troop 1st Squadron 13th Cavalry Regiment uses a piece of rock as a golf ball while practicing golf swings at Combat Outpost Bad Pach in Laghman province March 24, 2012.