U.S. Troops Teach Photojournalism to Afghan Students in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper, right, conducts a mission briefing before departing Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Cooper is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. During the mission, team members will be teaching Afghan students about photojournalism. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, right, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper, left, arrive at the Directorate of Information and Culture building to teach photojournalism to students in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, and Cooper are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The session is part of a 15-day media training course offered to both male and female journalists. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup begins a photojournalism session at the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup discusses composition techniques during a photojournalism class at the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Landers provides security outside a photojournalism class at the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Landers is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Jones provides security during a photojournalism class at the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Jones is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Jones, left, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper prepare for a dismounted patrol outside the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Jones and Cooper are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Capt. Garrett McAdams, right, patrols the street outside the Directorate of Information and Culture building in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. McAdams, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Capt. Garrett McAdams, left, and U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, right, depart the Directorate of Information and Culture building after completing photojournalism training in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. McAdams, a civil affairs officer, and Stroup, a public affairs officer, are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, right, conducts a mission debrief on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives