U.S. Troops Patrol, Meet With Farah City Mayor

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Thaddeus Hendershot, center right, gives a pre-mission brief on Forward Operating Base Farah before meeting the Farah City mayor in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2013. Hendershot is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. This was the first meeting with the mayor since he took office and it enabled leaders to discuss governance, socioeconomic development issues and initiatives in the municipality. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. troops head to their assigned tactical vehicles after completing a pre-mission brief on Forward Operating Base Farah before meeting the Farah City mayor in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. troops and civilians approach the entrance of the Farah City mayor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Sa'ed Ahman, left, Farah City mayor, takes part in a discussion with U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, center, and Ray Sudweeks, right, U.S. State Department representative, at the mayor's office in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2013. McCray is the commander of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Ray Sudweeks, right, U.S. State Department representative, and U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, second from right, make comments at the end of a meeting with Sa'ed Ahmad, Farah City mayor, left, at his office in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13. 2013. McCray is the commander of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan national policeman provides security outside the mayor's office in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 13, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup