U.S. Soldiers Conduct Retrograde Operation, Dismounted Patrol in Kunar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Chante Jones conducts a pre-mission inspection on a mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicle during a retrograde operation on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. Jones is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. The soldiers are conducting a retrograde operation to relocate unessential equipment in support of current logistical operations in Regional Command East, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Royce Maxwell conducts a pre-mission inspection on a mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicle during a retro-grade operation on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. Maxwell is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Troy Bullock, center, conducts a pre-mission briefing on a mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicle during a retro-grade operation on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. Bullock is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • A view from a mountain top is shown where U.S. soldiers conducted a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers take a break while overlooking an Afghan village during a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers patrol down a mountainside and into a valley during a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao
  • U.S. soldiers patrol down a mountainside and into a valley during a dismounted patrol through the Pech Valley near Forward Operating Base Honaker-Miracle in Kunar province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vang Seng Thao