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

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Cody Hopper, right, marks measurements on a piece of plywood to construct a tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2013. Hopper, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Robert Woita uses a forklift to carry a bundle of plywood to construct a tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2013. Woita is assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Army Spc. Cody Hopper cuts a piece of plywood to be used for a wall at the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2013. Hopper, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 149th Vertical Construction Company. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. James Wyan, left, and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Vance Thomas, foreground, attach a pipe system for the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2013. Wyan and Thomas are assigned to the 160th Tactical Sustaining Supporting Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks
  • U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. James Wyan carries pipes to a construction site for the new tactical operation center on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2013. Wyan is assigned to the 160th Tactical Sustaining Supporting Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenee' Brooks