U.S., Italian Soldiers Demonstrate Evacuation, Route-Clearing Practices in Farah Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Italian army Lt. Gen. Giorgio Battisti, center, chief of staff for the International Security Assistance Force, observes a demonstration during his visit to Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Company C, 1st Squadron, 168th General Support Aviation Battalion. U.S. soldiers and members of Transition Support Unit South participated in the demonstration, focusing on route clearing and medical evacuation. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lands as part of a demonstration for Italian army Lt. Gen. Giorgio Battisti, chief of staff for the International Security Assistance Force, during his visit to Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The crew is assigned to Company C, 1st Squadron, 168th General Support Aviation Battalion. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • Italian soldiers treat a simulated casualty as part of a demonstration on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The Italian soldiers are assigned to Transition Support Unit South. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • U.S. soldiers, center, gather information from Italian soldiers about a simulated casualty during a demonstration on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The soldiers are flight medical personnel assigned to Company C, 1st Squadron, 168th General Support Aviation Battalion.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • Italian soldiers transport a simulated casualty to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as part of a demonstration on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to Company C, 1st Squadron, 168th General Support Aviation Battalion. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • An Italian soldier scouts ahead of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle equipped with mine rollers to detect mines and improvised explosive devices as part of a demonstration on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • An Italian soldier uses a metal detector to simulate searching for mines and improvised explosive devices ahead of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle during a demonstration on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2013. The vehicle, equipped with mine rollers to detect mines and improvised explosive devices, was part of a demonstration to show how troops clear routes. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac