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

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise patrols with Georgian soldiers during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Sise is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers patrol during Operation Northern Lion II in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. The Georgian soldiers led the operation, which included U.S. Marines and sailors, to deter insurgents, establish a presence and gather human intelligence in the area. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers provide security during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ricardo Arrequin, right, adjusts U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Arnold H. Cabral's gear during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Arrequin, a hospital corpsman, and Cabral are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A Georgian soldier uses his weapon to survey the surrounding area during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise, left, patrols with Georgian soldiers during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Sise is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers coordinate their movement during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A Georgian soldier, left, talks with U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Sise is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise talks with Afghan children during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Sise is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bob J. Sise greets an Afghan villager during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Sise is assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 9. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Two U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys arrive at the extraction point to transport U.S. Marines and Georgian Army soldiers during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. The aircrew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers make their way to the extraction point during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers board a MV-22B Osprey for extraction during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. The aircrew 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 over Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Three U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys approach Camp Bastion during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • Georgian soldiers rest after concluding Operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marines make their way to ground transportation after conducting Operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena