Clip Contest Winners: 2014: 04: 2014_04_06_02_02

Second Place | Multiple PhotosAndrew Craft, The Fayetteville ObserverJudge's Comments: Really well done reporting. Nice visual variety and clean images.Sgt. Piotr Weklicz, of the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, stands guard during a {quote}Guardian Angel{quote} mission as American and Australian military advisors meet with leaders of the Afghan National Police, Monday, April 14, 2014, at Afghan National Police compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two years removed from their days patrolling the Afghan countryside in search of insurgents and improvised explosive devices, the 82nd Airborne Division soldiers deployed here are filling a variety of other roles.Their missions include moving soldiers across the busy capital city and serving as a strategic reserve or quick-reaction force. The {quote}guardian angel{quote} mission was created in recent years after several attacks on coalition troops by Afghans thought to be allies.

Second Place | Multiple Photos

Andrew Craft, The Fayetteville Observer

Judge's Comments: Really well done reporting. Nice visual variety and clean images.

Sgt. Piotr Weklicz, of the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, stands guard during a "Guardian Angel" mission as American and Australian military advisors meet with leaders of the Afghan National Police, Monday, April 14, 2014, at Afghan National Police compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two years removed from their days patrolling the Afghan countryside in search of insurgents and improvised explosive devices, the 82nd Airborne Division soldiers deployed here are filling a variety of other roles.

Their missions include moving soldiers across the busy capital city and serving as a strategic reserve or quick-reaction force. The "guardian angel" mission was created in recent years after several attacks on coalition troops by Afghans thought to be allies.