U.S. Soldiers Provide Security for Project in Kandahar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers provide security for U.S. engineers and Afghan soldiers during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 28, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team and the engineers are assigned to the 229th Engineer Company of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • Afghan engineers work on a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 28, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Tomm Hickey, center, talks with an Afghan engineer about gravel during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 28, 2013. Hickey, a platoon leader, is assigned to the 229th Engineer Company of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Tomm Hickey, front, and an Afghan engineer direct a dump truck dumping gravel during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 28, 2013. Hickey, a platoon leader, is assigned to the 229th Engineer Company of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Burlingame provides security for U.S. engineers and Afghan soldiers during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 28, 2013. Burlingame is assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company C, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • A U.S. soldier provides security for U.S. engineers and Afghan soldiers during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 30, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company C, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. soldiers take a knee while providing security for U.S. engineers and Afghan soldiers during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 30, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Tomm Hickey, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Steinhoff, right, place stakes at the end of a culvert system to prevent it from moving when vehicles drive over it during a road construction project in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 30, 2013. Hickey, a platoon leader, and Steinhoff, a driver, are assigned to the 229th Engineer Company of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth