U.S. Marines Provide Security in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team member speaks with an Afghan local police commander before other Marines assist with the payment of police officers in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team member uses the optic lens on his weapon to scan the area while providing security in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan local police arrive to receive their first payments in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team assists with the payment of Afghan local police in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan local police speak with their commander after receiving their first payment in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team member provides security while Afghan local police receive their first payments in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan local police wait for fellow police officers to receive their payment in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A U.S. Marine Corps special operations team member provides security while Afghan local police receive their first payments in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau