U.S. Soldiers Patrol, Collect Biometric Information in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Chase Wilcox gives thumbs up before departing on a patrol from Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Wilcox, an electrician, is assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion, and soldiers conducted the patrol near Mohammad Abad village to visit with locals and collect biometric information. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dan Hewing checks the navigation system in a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle before departing on a patrol from Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 23, 2013. Hewing, a platoon leader, is assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. soldiers wait for a mission briefing before departing on a patrol from Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 23, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. soldiers collect biometric information using a secure electronic enrollment kit during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province in Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Wilhoit records the fingerprints of an Afghan civilian using a secure electronic enrollment kit during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Wilhoit, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Capt. William Holland, center right, speaks to an Afghan villager during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Holland is the commander of the 307th Engineer Battalion's Higher Headquarters Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Wilhoit, center kneeling, records the fingerprints of an Afghan villager using a secure electronic enrollment kit during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Wilhoit, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • An Afghan civilian sits in the window of a house being built near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Capt. William Holland, top right, helps Afghan civilians build their home during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Holland is the commander of the 307th Engineer Battalion's Higher Headquarters Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Wilhoit, right, scans the iris of an Afghan civilian using a secure electronic enrollment kit during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Wilhoit, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. soldiers clear a building during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Army Capt. William Holland searches a room during a patrol near Mohammad Abad village in  Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 24, 2013. Holland is the commander of the 307th Engineer Battalion's Higher Headquarters Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline