U.S. Troops Construct New Tactical Operation Center on Forward Operating Base Lightning

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers build a new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Barnard drills Internet outlets into a floor to help with the construction of a tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2013. Barnard is assigned to the 160th Tactical Sustainment Support Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Stephen Woods bundles wires to connect to an Internet router in the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2013. Woods is assigned to the 160th Tactical Sustainment Support Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Jason Donelson, left, and Jared Jordan build a frame for a wall in the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2013. Donelson and Jordan are assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Army Spc. Samuel McCoy carries pieces of wood into the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2013. McCoy is assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. soldiers erect metal supports for the frame of the new clamshell gym on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Aug. 20, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks