U.S. Marines Conduct Logistics Patrol in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines conduct a combat logistics patrol to support Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 15, 2013. The Marines are assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2. Several units joined in the operation to retrograde all U.S. military equipment and personnel from the village. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Brian Neil, right, and U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Mark F. Erhardt, left, walk in a lane cleared by combat engineers while surveying battle positions during Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 15, 2013. Neil, the executive officer, and Erhardt are assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines work to clear the stability platform of all gear and supplies during Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines load gear and supplies at the stability platform during Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Shaye K. Carter and U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Alvin Jackson survey the surrounding area during a firefight at the stability platform in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 16, 2013. Carter and Jackson are assigned to Ripper Mobile Assault Platoon, Headquarters Company, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines take cover while providing security during a firefight at the stability platform in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines take cover while providing security during a firefight at the stability platform in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Timothy Cool loads equipment at the stability platform during Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 17, 2013. Cool, a transport specialist, is assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A U.S. Marine operates a bulldozer to clear a disposal pit at the stability platform in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines load equipment at the stability platform during Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines provide security in support of Operation Dynamic Partnership in the village of Shurakay in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Feb. 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena