U.S. Marines, Coalition Forces Visit Kajaki Dam, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Curtis Dewyea provides security before a trip to Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. British army Brig. Paul Nanson, deputy commander of Regional Command Southwest, and coalition forces visited Kajaki to tour the dam's facilities. Dewyea is assigned to the regional command. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey flies over the water near Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marines and coalition forces pass through a gate at Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Curtis Dewyea provides security as he overlooks Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2013. Dewyea is assigned to Regional Command Southwest. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher Birdt provides security during a visit to Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. Birdt, a mortarman, is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Kwentin James points out key features of the terrain during a visit to Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. James, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Jamshed Sharife, district translation officer for Provincial Reconstruction Team, Regional Command Southwest, catches a fish at Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine  Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Jamshed Sharife, right, district translation officer for the Provincial Reconstruction Team, Regional Command Southwest, helps an Afghan man catch a fish at Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • British army Brig. Paul Nanson, center, deputy commander for Regional Command Southwest, speaks with an Afghan worker during a visit to Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Curtis Dewyea provides security during a visit to Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. Dewyea is assigned to Regional Command Southwest. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marines and coalition forces tour the power station at Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Sean Kalseth provides security during a trip to Kajaki dam in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 2, 2013. Kalseth is a section leader assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine  Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline