U.S. Marines, Sailors, Georgian Soldiers Conduct Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew B. Bullard, left, talks with a Georgian soldier before conducting operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. The Marines are assigned to the Georgian Liaison Team 9. Georgian soldiers led the operation, conducted to deter insurgents, establish a presence and gather human intelligence in the area. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey taxis before transporting U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers conducting operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. The aircraft crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey crew chief provides security while transporting U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. The crew chief is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral adjusts his gear during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. Cabral is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A Georgian soldier provides security during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers coordinate movement to their objective during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral, left, adjusts U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise's backpack during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. Cabral and Sise are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers provide security during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral listens for radio communication while providing security during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. Cabral is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers search a compound during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral leads a patrol with Georgian soldiers during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. Cabral is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral patrols with Georgian soldiers during operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. Cabral is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena