Sgt. Jacob Hayes, 25, of Welcome Md., of the U.S. Army's 2nd Platoon Apache Company of 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment, part of the 3rd Combat Brigade 10th Mountain Division based out of Fort Drum, N.Y., smokes at Combat Outpost Tangi in Afghanistan's Wardak Province. Apache company lost 22 soldiers to injuries and one killed on a month that saw 48 IED's, 7 that were attacks, 41 diffused or destroyed in that timeframe. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Navy SEALs, A Beating Death And Claims Of A Cover-Up

The three Navy SEALs stomped on the bound Afghan detainees and dropped heavy stones on their chests, the witnesses recalled. They stood on the prisoners’ heads and poured bottles of water on some of their faces in what, to a pair of Army soldiers, appeared to be an improvised form of waterboarding.