U.S. Airmen Provide Security, Perform Road Construction Near Bagram Airfield

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Sweeney exchanges greetings with an Afghan boy while providing security in the town of Saka near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. Sweeney is assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group. U.S. airmen from that unit and the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron worked together to rebuild a road connecting Saka and Payan Janqadam. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • An Afghan girl watches as U.S. airmen perform security duties during a road construction project in the town of Saka near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Buffa talks with Afghan children in the town of Payan Janqadam near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. Buffa, a pavements and construction equipment specialist, is assigned to the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgts. Michael Bittner and Gemenie Strehlow talk with Afghan children while providing security in the town of Payan Janqadam near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. Bittner and Strehlow are assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Roth dismounts from a road roller in Payan Janqadam near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. Roth, a pavements and construction equipment specialist, is assigned to the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Snellings, top right, climbs into a road roller as U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Buffa, left, and Afghan children look on in the town of Payan Janqadam near Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013. Snellings and Buffa, pavements and construction equipment specialist, are assigned assigned to the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker