U.S. Troops Inspect Afghanistan Agriculture Department in Khost

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Matthew Grant provides security at Afghanistan's Department of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock compound in the city of Khost in Afghanistan's Khost province, Nov. 7, 2012. Grant is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost, which met with Afghan officials at the compound. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin observes Afghan men guiding cows at Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock Department in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012. Spurgin is in the Indiana National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team and is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost . U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin, right, speaks to his teammate after looking over syringes in the veterinary clinic in Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock Department in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012. Spurgin, with the Indiana National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost . U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin speaks to an Afghan boy at Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock compound in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin, right, sprays U.S. Army Spc. Jared Rybolt, left, with smoke before inspecting bee hives at Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock compound in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012. Spurgin and Rybotl are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost, from the Indiana National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jared Rybolt, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin, kneeling, speak with a beekeeper while examining bees during an inspection at Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock Department in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jared Rybolt examines a bee frame during a visit to the Department of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock compound in Khost city in Afghanistan's Khost province, Nov. 7, 2012.  U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jared Rybolt, left, a beekeeper and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mike Spurgin, right, look into a beehive during a visit to Afghanistan's Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock Department in Khost, Nov. 7, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jenny Lui