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Afghanistan War / Korengal Valley #970847

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Korengal Valley, Afghanistan: Richard Engel) The Army’s retreat from Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley featured; scenes shown of fighting in the “Valley of Death,” soldiers packing up equipment, controlled detonations and the Restrepo outpost, where platoon leader Lt. Andrew Davis burned documents and maps and spray painted Army insignia. [S/Sgt. Gary FRENCH‡- predicts the Taliban will be here 15-20 minutes after we leave.] [DAVIS – explains the shift in strategy.] [Spc. Robert SOTO‡- comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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