U.S. Troops Conduct Mission in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. troops talk before a mission in Farah City for the first-ever graduation ceremony for local Afghan interns completing the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and capacity building in Afghanistan's western province of Farah, Nov. 4, 2012. The troops are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Nazila, a program coordinator for RAMP UP, speaks to attendees of the first-ever  graduation ceremony for local Afghan interns who completed the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and and capacity building in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 4, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan girl rests her head during a graduation ceremony for the first ever local Afghan interns who completed the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and and capacity building in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 4, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • A U.S. soldier pulls security during a graduation ceremony for local Afghan interns who completed the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and capacity building in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 4, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Chris Geurtsen, a field program officer with U.S. Agency for International Development, hands an Afghan woman her graduation certificate for completing her internship through the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and and capacity building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Jones pulls security during a graduation ceremony for local Afghan interns who completed the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and capacity building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2012. Jones is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, far right, applauds for graduates of the first RAMP UP class during a ceremony to recongnize their accomplishments in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2012. McCray commands Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. David White pulls security during a graduation ceremony for local Afghan interns who completed the RAMP UP program in support of education, governance and capacity building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2012. White is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, left, addresses troops and civil affairs team members during an after-action review following a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2012. McCray commands Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup