U.S., Afghan Soldiers Conduct Air Assault in Nangarhar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Aaron Phillips provides security during a ruck march after a battalion air assault into the Khogyani district in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. Phillips, an air officer, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers move across a field in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers climb a hill in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. Army Spc. Gary Lay pulls security on top of a hill in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. Lay is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers rest on top of a hill after completing a 1,500-meter dismounted patrol in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • Afghan soldiers climb atop a hill after completing a 1,500-meter patrol with U.S. soldiers in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers prepare to move into a village in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers move out into a village in the Khogyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, March 27, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich