U.S. Soldiers Process New Afghan Police Recruits, Attend Meeting On Forward Operating Base Bostic

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex, a military working dog, waits to load into a CH-47 Chinook helicopter and participate in a night aerial re-supply operation on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Alex is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army soldiers flying in a CH-47 Chinook helicotper drop off  supplies on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. Soldiers conduct night operations to move equipment under the cover of darkness. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • Afghan army soldiers move water and other supplies on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 19, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • Afghan police recruits arrive on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Spc. Spehen Zupp checks all Afghan local police recruits on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Zupp is assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Spc. Ryan Roden, left, and U.S. Army Pfc. William Newport, right, mark all Afghan police trainees with purple chemical lights on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Roden and Newport are assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Roland F. Lewis, left, Deputy Commanding General for Support, arrives on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 19, 2013. Lewis attended a meeting to discuss enemy operations in the area. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Roland F. Lewis, left, Deputy Commanding General for Support, speaks with Afghan army Lt. Meiryise on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 19, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Col. J.P. McGee, standing, speaks with local Afghan villagers during a meeting on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 19, 2013. McGee is commander, 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, attended the meeting to discuss enemy operations in the area. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Col. J.P. McGee, center, speaks with an Afghan soldier during a meeting on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 20, 2013. McGee is commander, 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.
 U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Col. J.P. McGee, left, speaks with Haji Mosolen, chief of the shura, during a meeting on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 20, 2013. McGee is commander, 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Sgt Charles Wogerman, left, and his military working dog partner, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex, right, relax after searching bags for possible explosive materials on Forward Operating Base Bostic, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 20, 2013. Wogerman and Alex are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao