U.S. Soldiers Provide Security at Customs Checkpoint

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army soldiers assist Afghan soldiers secure the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. Torkham Gate is a customs and border patrol station on the Afghan side of the Khyber Pass where traffic flow between Pakistan and Afghanistan is regulated. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan man pushes a cart while vehicles approach the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • A U.S. soldier provides rooftop security for the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • Afghan customs officials check passports at the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • Travelers from Pakistan to Afghanistan approach the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army soldiers assist Afghan soldiers secure the baggage area of the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan man offers a U.S. soldier a drink at the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghnaistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Robert Tucker talks on his radio while providing rooftop security for the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. Tucker, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers patrol near traffic from Pakistan at the Torkham Gate customs checkpoint in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan man pushes an elderly man in a cart while U.S. soldiers provide security near the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers provide security while an Afghan security officer sits and observes at a waypoint to direct traffic through customs at Torkham Gate in Aghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor