U.S. Troops Provide Security, Attend Justice Sector Support Program in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Landers conducts a pre-mission brief with team members before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a mission to observe students in a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Landers is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The program is a 40-day rule-of-law course for judges, prosecutors, police and private attorneys designed to build capacity to deliver increased justice services to Farah residents. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. troops and civilian team members assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah dismount a tactical vehicle after arriving at the site of a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin, center, talks with Hassen Hasseni, a rule of law instructor, left, before students arrive for a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Martin, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin, right, listens to students of a justice sector support program before the start of a class in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Martin, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan prosecutor from Farah City reads through an Afghan law book during an instruction period as part of a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • A student of a justice sector support program participates in a classroom discussion during a class in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Hassen Hasseni, a rule of law instructor for a justice sector support program, leads a discussion during a class in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st. Lt. Robert Wolfe talks with Farah children while conducting a security patrol outside a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan boy clings to his brother's side while talking to U.S. troops during a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin, left, and Chris Geurtsen, right, a U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team, depart the Farah City courthouse after observing students attend a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Martin, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Landers, right, clears the chamber of his M-4 carbine upon returning to Forward Operating Base Farah after completing a mission to observe students of a justice sector support program in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 2, 2013. Landers is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup