U.S. Troops, Civilians Meet With Education Director in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Domingo Recinos, covered, reviews techniques, tactics and procedures with team members before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Recinos is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The team met with the provincial education director and visited Aboonaser-Farahi High School, Farah City's oldest high school. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe, right, escorts Jim Otwell, left, a U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer, to the Directorate of Education, Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Samnith Thy provides security during a meeting at the Directorate of Education in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Thy is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Mohammed Saber, right, Farah provincial director of education discusses finance with Jim Otwell, left, a U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, during a presentation in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Mohammed Saber, center left, Farah provincial director of education and Jim Otwell, center right, a U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, walks to Aboonaser-Farahi high school in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Calixto Inot provides security outside a meeting at the Directorate of Education in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Inot is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan worker shovels wet concrete from a wheelbarrow to anchor a new fence post at Aboonaser-Farahi High School, while members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah maintain security in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Mohammed Saber, left, Farah provincial education director and Jim Otwell, second from left, a U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, share a laugh during a visit to review progress on repairs and renovations at Aboonaser-Farahi High School in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Sal Somoza, left, performs a weapons clearing procedure with U.S. Army Spc. Matt Cullen, right, at Forward Operating Base Farah following a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Somoza, a platoon sergeant and Cullen are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup