U.S. Troops Provide Security, Attend Meeting in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. William Russell, left, conducts a patrol brief before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Russell is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. troops load up into a tactical vehicle before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe, center, provides security upon arrival at the site of a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, right, enters the governor's compound en route to a meeting with the Farah provincial council in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. McCray is the commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, center, and Jim Otwell, left, U.S. Agency for International Development field program officer, take notes during a meeting with Hajji Bashir Khan, right, head of the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. McCray is the commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez provides rooftop security during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Gonzalez is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe scans for security threats from a rooftop during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Kyle Johnson provides security during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Johnson is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez provides security from the rooftop of the governor's office building during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Gonzalez is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, second from right, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe, second from left, depart the governor's compound after a meeting with the Farah provincial council in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. McCray is the commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Sullivan, right, and U.S. Army Sgt. Kyle Johnson, left, prepare to clear their weapons upon returning to Forward Operating Base Farah after a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Sullivan and Johnson are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, right, conducts a mission debrief on Forward Operating Base Farah following a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. McCray is the commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives