Building security one sandbag at a time

U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Bentley and U.S. Army Spc. Zech Burke, both cavalry scouts with 1st Plt. and a Bennington, Vt., resident, along with several Afghan National Policemen help unload (click for more)

Soldiers protect COP Garcia with howitzer

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Army Paul M. Gatto, from Bethlehem, Pa., a cannoneer from Task Force Balls, elevates a M777 howitzer and hooks up his firing lanyard seconds before discharging (click for more)

Engineers conduct overnight mission in Afghanistan

PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Air Force Capt. Phillip Baker, Panjshir PRT engineer, along with Air Force 1st Lt. Jason Adams, Panjshir PRT engineer, assemble an antenna in order to communicate (click for more)

Gathering together to build relationships

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — While spectators watch, members of the Sharana Hospital volleyball team play a friendly match against coalition force units at Forward Operating Base Rushmore Oct. 2. (click for more)

TF Spartan perseveres despite challenges

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st Platoon, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Spartan, help Afghan Border Police load blast wall barriers onto the (click for more)

Kentucky ADT visits Parwan Director of Women’s Affairs

Maj. Bobby Mayes, women’s empowerment coordinator, and Sgt.1st Class Maureen Houston, FET member, meet with Zareen Saleha, the Deputy Director of Women’s Affairs for the Parwan Director of Agriculture, Irrigation, (click for more)

Ground Soldiers learn to fly

U.S. Army Cpl. Robert F. Chauncey, from McKinney, Texas, a team leader with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Spartan, takes part in a pre-flight inspection of (click for more)

U.S. troops in Paktya Province plan bridges

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. troops from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paktya Provincial Reconstruction Team use a measuring tape to measure the distance of one point (click for more)

ANA Soldiers receive vaccinations at Parsa

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army basic trainee receives a vaccination Sept. 28. (click for more)

TF Viper mechanics keep helicopters flying

U.S. Army Sgt. Craig Hayward, powertrain mechanic and native of Huntingtown, Md., assigned to Company D, Task Force Viper attempts to loosen a bolt on a rotor head from an (click for more)

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   100622-A-7889E-080 PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Kabeer Ahmad, Bagram District Governor, asks a question to U.S. Army Maj. Stephen E. Bragg, Task Force Wolverine deputy civil affairs officer, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), in Parwan Province, June 22. Bragg, a Middleboro, Mass. resident, more than 70 local maliks and the Bagram district governor, attended the shura, or meeting, about the re-opening of a bazaar on Bagram Airfiled. The bazaar, which will host more than 35 local vendors, will re-open later this summer. The maliks, who represent the people of the Bagram district, fully support the bazaar and voiced their concerns and suggestions to Bragg, who is working with Ahmad to find vendors for the bazaar. (Photo by Sgt. Charles P. Espie, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100622-A-7889E-082 PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan-- U.S. Army Maj. Stephen E. Bragg, Task Force Wolverine deputy civil affairs officer, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), and Command Sgt. Maj. Vincente S. Collins, Bagram Airfield base operations command sergeant major, 86th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, wear the gifts they were presented from the Bagram district maliks and Bagram District Governor at a shura in Parwan Province, June 23. Bragg, a Middleboro, Mass. resident, and Collins, an Ashby Mass. resident, and more than 70 local maliks attended the shura about the re-opening of a bazaar on Bagram Airfield. The bazaar, which will host more than 35 local vendors, will re-open later this summer. The maliks, who represent the people of the Bagram district, fully support the bazaar and voiced their concerns and suggestions to Bragg. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Charles P. Espie, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100622-A-7889E-082 PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan-- More than 70 local maliks, the Bagram District Governor, Kabeer Ahmad, and members of the Task Force Wolverine civil affairs team attended a shura about the re-opening of a bazaar on Bagram Airfield in Parwan Province, June 22. The bazaar, which will host more than 35 local vendors, will re-open later this summer. The maliks, who represent the people of the Bagram district, fully support the bazaar and voiced their concerns and suggestions to the team. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Charles P. Espie, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain))

 

 

 

    

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