Associated Press

Orgun, March 24:

Using bulldozers to slice bunkers and a helipad out of a mountainside, US special forces dug in on a peak overlooking Pakistan — fortifying the area for the battle against Al Qaeda and Taliban.Remote posts like this one near the Orgun city, scratched out of a mountainside to house a contingent of US forces and a 200-strong Afghan militia unit, serve as launch pads for the fight against Al Qaeda and Taliban men.