Coalition, Afghan Troops Conduct Security Patrol in Farah Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A coalition force member speaks with a villager during an Afghan-led joint security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Afghan forces have been taking the lead in security operations, with coalition forces as mentors, to bring security and stability to the country's residents. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition  force member assesses a child's health during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny freedom of movement for the enemy in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • An Afghan soldier watches a coalition force member use his radio during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012.  U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member greets an Afghan soldier before the start of an Afghan-led joint security patrol aimed at reducing freedom of movement for the enemy in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member pets Paris, a military working dog, during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012.  U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Coalition force members rest with military working dog, Paris, during an Afghan-led joint security patrol to deny freedom of movement for the enemy in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member follows Afghan forces while on an Afghan-led joint security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Coalition force members maintain security during an Afghan-led joint security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau