U.S. Soldiers Conduct Dismounted Patrol in Nangarhar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers prepare to move out after conducting a mission brief on a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Garza gives his soldiers a patrol brief before a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Garza, a squad leader, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Carden leaps over a small creek during a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Carden, a combat medic, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Sgt Timothy Turner walks in between barriers during a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Turner is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers walk across a narrow mud bridge during a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • Afghan villagers walk along a road as U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Garza, right, meets with a village leader outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Garza, a squad leader, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • Afghan children look on as U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Carden provides security during a meeting outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Carden, a combat medic, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Garza, forth from left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Turner, center, meet with a village leader outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Garza, a squad leader, and Turner, a forward observer, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers provide security during a meeting with village leaders outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Jonathan Buckridge drinks chai tea while providing security during a meeting outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Buckridge is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • A U.S. soldier uses a wall for cover while providing security during a meeting with village leaders outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Garza, center, and U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Turner, seventh from left, pose for a group photo with Afghan village elders after a meeting outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Garza, a squad leader, and Turner, a forward observer, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • An Afghan boy looks on as U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers provide security on top of a ridge while waiting for other soldiers to return after a meeting with village leaders outside Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol back to Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Garza, second from right, conducts an after-action review after returning to Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2013. Garza, a squad leader, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich