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Written by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs Monday, 19 April 2010 18:41

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Members of the security force element for the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Orgun detachment receive their mission briefing before a mission in Orgun April 14. The security force element provides security for the PRT’s civil affairs team. The security forces team is made up entirely of members from the South Carolina Army National Guard. Paktika PRT is a joint team whose mission is to help legitimize the government of Afghanistan through development, governance and agricultural initiatives. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs) PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Joshua Sitton (left) and U.S. Army Spc. Brabham Garrick, members of Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team, prepare their mine resistant ambush protected vehicle for a mission in Orgun, April 14. Sitton and Garrick are part of the security force element for the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Orgun detachment and provide security for the PRT’s civil affairs team. Paktika PRT is a joint team whose mission is to help legitimize the government of Afghanistan through development, governance and agricultural initiatives. Sitton, a native of Gray Court, S.C., and Garrick, a native of Laurens, S.C., are both deployed from the 1/178 Field Artillery B Battery, South Carolina Army National Guard (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

Last Updated on Monday, 19 April 2010 18:47