Soldiers look for perfect holiday gift at Bagram bazaar

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A shopkeeper stands by his store in the Bagram Airfield bazaar Dec. 11. The bazaar brings in more than $30,000 into the local economy on a (click for more)

AUP, TF Lethal capture munitions cache in Jaji

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A member of the AUP performs a search during an AUP-led operation with Company A, 1st Battalion, 168 Infantry Regiment in Jaji District Dec. 16. (click for more)

Kapisa PRT visits Ghayn Valley

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Local children watch members of Kapisa PRT pass as they leave the Abdul Salam High School in Ghayn Valley Dec. 15. (click for more)

Veterinary Services keep donkeys in the fight

LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Ted A. Broome (right), and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eleazar Vizcaino, both assigned to 358th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services, evaluate a donkey at (click for more)

Kunar PRT attends Manogai District elections

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Haji Sher Badir, Manogai District subgovernor, speaks during the election ceremony for the Manogai District Community Council Dec. 9. (click for more)

Next step to Ghazni 2013 project

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Key elders listen intently while the U.S. and Polish ambassadors, Musa Khan, Ghazni provincial governor, and Amina Safi Afzaly, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, speak (click for more)

Iowa ADT supports Kunar veterinary conference

U.S. Army Maj. Loren Adams, veternarian from New Liberty, Iowa, supervises as an Afghan veterinarian puts final sutures into a neutered dog at a continuing education conference organized by the (click for more)

USO Holiday Tour comes to Bagram

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Actor and comedian Robin Williams talks with U.S. Army Maj. Gen John F. Campbell, Combined Joint Task Force 101 and Regional Command East commander, before the (click for more)

Ambassador Eikenberry dedicates playground at Ghazni orphanage

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, shakes a little girl's hand during the playground dedication at Ghazni City Orphanage in Ghazni Dec. 15. (click for more)

Bravo strengthens relationship with Afghan people

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Shane Taylor, a Slater, Iowa, native and Bravo Troop Soldier, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Red Horse, plays with Afghan children (click for more)

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LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - The village of Daratah sits in northeastern Afghanistan Dec. 30. Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls, conducted a key leader engagement with a village elder, as well as a mounted and dismounted patrol through several other hot spots around Combat Outpost Najil here. The patrol was a joint venture with Afghan National Army Soldiers from 1st Co., 1st Bn, 201st Inf. Regt. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)

LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Capt. Jason Merchant, right, the company commander of Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls, from Dysart, Iowa, hands out cards Dec. 30 to Afghan security guards near Combat Outpost Najil. The cards were printed with contact information for people to call in the event they see insurgent activity or are harassed by insurgent forces. Co. A conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol with Afghan National Army 1st Co., 1st Bn., 201st Inf. Regt., to focus on hotspots within the two units’ area of operations. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers from 1st Company, 1st Battalion, 201st Infantry Regiment, pull security outside the town of Kusuk here Dec. 30. Soldiers from 1st Co. and Co. A, 1st Bn., 133rd Inf. Regt., Task Force Ironman, out of Dubuque, Iowa, conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol around their area of operations near Combat Outpost Najil. Task Force Ironman is a part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Capt. Jason Merchant (left), the company commander of Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls, from Dysart, Iowa, and Afghan National Army 1st Lt. Rastum, the executive officer of 1st Co., 1st Bn., 201st Inf. Regt., scan the area along a highway being built north of Combat Outpost Najil Dec. 30. The U.S. and ANA soldiers conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol throughout several villages in their area of operations, meeting with village elders and evaluating areas of known enemy activity. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Detachment)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, out of Dubuque, Iowa, cross a creek near the town of Khota here Dec. 30. U.S. and Afghan National Army soldiers from 1st Co., 1st Bn., 201st Inf. Regt., conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol throughout several villages in their area of operations, meeting with village elders and evaluating areas of known enemy activity. Task Force Ironman is a part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Capt. Jason Merchant, the company commander of Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, from Dysart, Iowa, gives the thumbs-up to a group of children on a rooftop in the village of Dumlum here Dec. 30. Co. A Soldiers, as well as Afghan National Army soldiers from 1st Co., 1st Bn., 201st Inf. Regt., conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol throughout several villages within their area of operations. Task Force Ironman is a part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Detachment)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A Soldier from Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Ironman, explores a cave near the village of Sigin here Dec. 30 to determine if it is or has been used as an enemy fighting position. Soldiers from Co. A, along with their partner Afghan National Army unit 1st Co., 1st Bn., 201st Inf. Regt., conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol through several villages near Combat Outpost Najil. Task Force Ironman is a part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Sgt. Clay Bolsinger, a fire team leader with Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, from Guttenberg, Iowa, pulls security along a road being built north of Combat Outpost Najil here Dec. 30 during a joint patrol with the Afghan National Army throughout their area of operations. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Detachment)

 LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. John Rocha, an infantryman with Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, from Geneseo, Ill., patrols the highway near the village of Kusuk Dec. 30, as a man and his donkey walk by. Afghan National Army soldiers from 1st Company and the Soldiers from Co. A, 1st Bn., 133rd Inf. Regt., out of Dubuque, Iowa, conducted a joint mounted and dismounted patrol around their area of operations near Combat Outpost Najil, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Office)

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