Clip Contest Winners: 2014: 04: 2014_04_06_02_06

Second Place | Multiple PhotosAndrew Craft, The Fayetteville ObserverStaff Sgt. Christopher Shore, right, watches as local Afghans ride by in the front of a bulldozer, April 18, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Ghazni in Afghanistan.Each day, the 1st Brigade soldiers escort contractors – often local Afghans – who work to demolish the buildings at the direction of the paratroopers. In a process the military calls {quote}descoping,{quote} the troops are preparing the base to be handed over to their Afghan counterparts later this year. In the meantime, they are moving equipment to hubs elsewhere in the country and tearing down aging and damaged buildings on the base.

Second Place | Multiple Photos

Andrew Craft, The Fayetteville Observer

Staff Sgt. Christopher Shore, right, watches as local Afghans ride by in the front of a bulldozer, April 18, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Ghazni in Afghanistan.

Each day, the 1st Brigade soldiers escort contractors – often local Afghans – who work to demolish the buildings at the direction of the paratroopers. In a process the military calls "descoping," the troops are preparing the base to be handed over to their Afghan counterparts later this year. In the meantime, they are moving equipment to hubs elsewhere in the country and tearing down aging and damaged buildings on the base.