U.S. Marines Patrol in Helmand Province’s Kajaki Village

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. James Brockwell, left, puts on his tactical vest before departing Forward Operating Base Zeebruge on a mounted patrol through the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Brockwell is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Michael Whitaker loads a .50 caliber machine gun into the turret of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle before departing Forward Operating Base Zeebruge on a mounted patrol through the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Whitaker is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Daniel McCoy, right, and U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Michael Whitaker, left, mount their mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle
before departing Forward Operating Base Zeebruge on a mounted patrol through the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. McCoy and Whitaker are assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Raul Gonzales checks his radio before departing Forward Operating Base Zeebruge on a mounted patrol through the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Gonzales is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marines check their gear and equipment one last time before departing Forward Operating Base Zeebruge on a mounted patrol through the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Martin Kim provides security as Afghan uniform police and Marines patrol through the  bazaar near Afghan Uniform Police Outpost Mamuriyet in the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Kim is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Benito Serrano patrols though the bazaar near the Afghan Uniform Police Outpost Mamuriyet near Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Serrano is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Martin Kim, right, and U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. James Brockwell rest at Afghan Uniform Police Outpost Mamuriyet in the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Kim and Brockwell are assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Martin Kim provides security as Afghan uniform police and Marines patrol through the bazaar near Afghan Uniform Police Outpost Mamuriyet in the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Kim is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Martin Kim provides security as Afghan uniform police and Marines patrol through the bazaar near Afghan Uniform Police Outpost Mamuriyet in the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 1, 2013. Kim is assigned to the U.S. Marine-led Kajaki Police Advisor Team. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough