U.S. Soldiers Patrol, Survey Bridge Damage in Laghman Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Damen McDermott listens to his team leader conduct a pre-briefing before departing for a mission on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. McDermott is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. During the mission, soldiers viewed the damages an insurgent caused to a nearby bridge. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Tice ground guides a tacticle vehicle on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. Tice is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker
  • U.S. Army Col. William Benson, left, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Joesph Menton, center, watch as Afghan soldiers participate in operation Shamshir 33 near the village of Abu Zai in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. Benson commands the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team and Mmenton is the unit's senior emlisted advisor. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Tice scans the area using the optic lens on his weapon near the village of Abu Zai in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. Tice is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker
  • U.S. Army Col. William Benson shakes hands with the Laghman provincial governor by a riverbank near the village of Abu Zai in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. Benson commands the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. Benson and the governor met to view the damages an insurgent caused to a nearby bridge. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker
  • U.S. Army Col. William Benson looks out over a river near the village of Abu Zai in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2013. Benson commands the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker