U.S. Soldiers Attend Meeting in Marawara District, Kunar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 2nd Lt. George Hayworth, right, conducts a pre-mission brief before a shura, or meeting, on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Hayworth is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. The unit conducts a security shura with their Afghan uniformed police counterparts to increase operational effectiveness and core sustainment capabilities. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Spc. Hector Loo provides security from a gunner's hatch while en route to a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Loo is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Capt. Kellen Blythe, third from right, talks to his counterpart during a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Blythe is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Dionicio Montano, left, uses his binoculars to scan a ridge while providing security for a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Montano is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Integration Detachment Team Hawk, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • A U.S. soldier uses his weapon's optic lens to scan his sector while providing security for a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Integration Detachment Team Hawk, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Cory Halbrooks, right, talks to his counterpart during a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Halbrooks is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jackson Wittkamper uses a communications system while providing security for a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Wittkamper is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Integration Detachment Team Hawk, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army 2nd Lt. George Hayworth uses his weapon's optic lens to scan his sector while providing security during a security shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 20, 2013. Hayworth is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Burda provides security from a gunner's hatch during a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Burda is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Spc. Anthony Christensen identifies medication previously acquired by an Afghan uniformed policeman during a shura at the Marawara District Center in Afghanistan's Kunar province, March 20, 2013. Christensen is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advisory and Assistance Team, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth