Afghan school district visit deals with concerns

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Written by By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Monday, 31 May 2010 06:30

 

LAGHMAN PROVINCE - An Afghan youth attempts to sell a tame bird to U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan M. Starr of Stratford, Conn., a team leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Iron Gray, during a visit to Meya Abdul Karim School in eastern Afghanistan's Laghman province May 18. School officials discussed security, local concerns and their interaction with the Afghan government during the visit with Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces. The campus, which houses a girl's school and a boy's school, provides education to an estimated 3,000 students ranging from primary level to high school. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAGHMAN PROVINCE - An Afghan National Army Soldier with 4th Coy, 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Corps, provides security with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. MacDonald of Canterbury, Conn., a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 102nd infantry Regiment, Task Force Iron Gray, during a visit to Meya Abdul Karim School in eastern Afghanistan's Laghman province May 18. School officials discussed security, local concerns and their interaction with the Afghan government during the visit with ANA and International Security Assistance Forces. The campus, which houses a girl's school and a boy's school, provides education to an estimated 3,000 students ranging from primary level to high school. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)LAGHMAN PROVINCE - An Afghan youth peeks out as Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces walk down the road to visit Meya Abdul Karim School in eastern Afghanistan's Laghman province May 18. School officials discussed security, local concerns and their interaction with the Afghan government during the visit with ANA and ISAF. The campus, which houses a girl's school and a boy's school, provides education to an estimated 3,000 students ranging from primary level to high school. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAGHMAN PROVINCE - An Afghan National Army officer with 4th Coy, 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Corps, uses an interpreter to discuss area security with U.S. Army 1st Lt. David Torres of Hamden, Conn., the platoon leader for 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Iron Gray, during a visit to Meya Abdul Karim School in eastern Afghanistan's Laghman province May 18. School officials discussed security, local concerns and their interaction with the Afghan government during the visit with ANA and International Security Assistance Forces. The campus, which houses a girl's school and a boy's school, provides education to an estimated 3,000 students ranging from primary level to high school. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)LAGHMAN PROVINCE - An assistant principal talks to an Afghan National Army Soldier with 4th Coy, 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Corps, during a visit to Meya Abdul Karim School in eastern Afghanistan's Laghman province May 18. School officials discussed security, local concerns and their interaction with the Afghan government during the visit with ANA and International Security Assistance Forces. The campus, which houses a girl's school and a boy's school, provides education to an estimated 3,000 students ranging from primary level to high school. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)LAGHMAN PROVINCE - Afghan National Army Soldiers with 4th Coy, 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Corps, conduct a vehicle security checkpoint outside the Alishang District center in eastern Afhanistan's Laghman province May 18. The ANA and International Security Assistance Forces met with various local officials, including the district subgovernor, to discuss topics ranging from security concerns to local needs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 31 May 2010 06:52