U.S. Marines Provide Security for Afghan Police in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations team member provides over watch security for Afghan national army special forces to help Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member packs a medical bag before leaving a district stability platform to provide over watch security for Afghan national army special forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • An Afghan national army special forces medic gives medicine to cattle from a position providing over watch security for Afghan national army special forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member speaks with a villager from an over watch position as Afghan national army special forces help Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member demonstrates how to treat livestock to villagers from an over watch position while Afghan national army special forces help Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations team member speaks with an Afghan local policeman from an overwatch for Afghan national army special forces helping Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations team member and his military working dog, Wilbur, maintain security from a field near an over watch position for Afghan national army special forces helping Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member maintains security near an over watch position for Afghan national army special forces helping Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan children from surrounding villages hang out at an over watch position while Afghan national army special forces help Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations team member scans his sector while providing over watch security for Afghan national army special forces to help Afghan local police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team member speaks with Afghan local police after providing over watch security for Afghan national army special forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau