U.S., Afghan Soldiers Patrol in Khowst Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eric J. Blaszkowski uses binoculars to scan the surrounding area to look for potential enemy movement during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Blaszkowski, a fire support specialist, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Andrew B. Pilling, center, checks his radio as two soldiers pull security during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Pilling, a platoon leader, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. 
 U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael D. Vu, left, shows U.S. Army 1st Lt. Andrew B. Pilling where he has soldiers pulling security during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Vu, an infantryman, and Pilling, a platoon leader, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eric J. Blaszkowski uses binoculars to scan the surrounding area to look for potential enemy movement during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Blaszkowski, a fire support specialist, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael D. Vu, left, talks with a Afghan soldier during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Vu, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jesse L. Atkins provides security with his Mk-14 battle rifle, scanning for potential threats during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. Atkins, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company E, 2nd Battlion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller
  • U.S. soldiers talk through an interpreter with an Afghan Army soldier during a mission in the Saberi district in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Aug. 21, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jusitn A. Moeller