Red Bulls patrol area around COP Najil

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, hands out cards Dec. (click for more)

64th MPs: Brothers, sisters in arms

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Lauren Hyman of Texarkana, Texas, armored vehicle driver for the 64th Military Police Company based at Combat Oupost Fortress, says hello to an (click for more)

Iowa town showers small Afghan school with supplies

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LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Brian Stowe, a human resources specialist from Elkmont, Ala., with Task Force Knighthawk, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, sings a ballad he wrote and (click for more)

Guard team partners with Afghan security forces

PAKTYA, Afghanistan – Servicemembers defend the wall after an improvised explosive device detonates on Forward Operating Base Lightning Dec. 5. (click for more)

French forces support Afghan troops in Kapisa

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Panjshir PRT engineers inspect Paryan road

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TF White Eagle saves lives of mother, infant

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan family looks at their new family member after she was delivered by the Polish Army medical team at Forward Operating Base Warrior Jan. 3. (click for more)

1st Bn., 187th Inf. Regt., patrols Sabari District

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Freedom Restoration Center helps troops get back to duty

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NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Members of the Afghanistan National Police deliver school supplies to girls school staff members at Nangaresh Nov. 20. The school supplies were donated by the Matthew Freeman Project, an organization dedicated to the memory of U.S. Marine Capt. Matthew Freeman, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2009. Allowing the ANP and other government officials to work with the local leaders builds cohesion between the people and their government. Associating the government with community projects is one focus of the PRT. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chanise Epps, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Navy Cmdr. Karen Griffith (right) of Long Beach, Ca., executive officer of the Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team, along with a female interpreter speak with the teachers of a girls school in Nangaresh Village Nov. 20. The PRT visited the school with the Afghan National Police to deliver school supplies donated by the Matthew Freeman Project. Strengthening relations with the local leaders helps the PRT determine sources of instability. One of the PRT’s missions is to help improve security by working closely with the Afghan government. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chanise Epps, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A man walks his son down the halls of a school in Nangaresh Village Nov. 20. Working with the Afghan government to improving education in the Nuristan Province is one focus of the PRT. The PRT visited the school with government officials to distribute school supplies donated by the Matthew Freeman Project. PRTs operating in Afghanistan focus on improving the government’s ability to provide security and meet the many other needs of its citizens. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chanise Epps, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S Navy Cmdr. Karen Griffith (left) of Long Beach, Ca., executive officer of the Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team, listens to comments during an impromptu meeting at girls school in Nangaresh Village Nov. 20. Building relationships by spending time together is an important part of Afghan culture and builds friendly relations between the local people and PRT members. PRTs operating in Afghanistan focus on improving the government’s ability to provide security and improve the nation’s capacity. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chanise Epps, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

 

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