For those who never served, it is often hard to come close to visualizing combat. In the modern era however, civilians can get a small sense of what our brave men and women face abroad thanks to YouTube. This video is one such example. Check out this CRAZY firefight from Afghanistan with commentary.
This video was first published Sept 12, 2013. In it, Marines from 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment are awakened by mortar attack from Taliban forces in entrenched positions.