Soldiers Patrol Near Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Damaso, left, and Pfc. Zachary West walk down a path during an afternoon reconnaissance patrol near Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 29, 2013. During the patrol, soldiers surveyed the land surrounding Fenty and met with Afghans in nearby villages to improve existing relationships. Damaso, a section leader, and West, a rifleman, are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Brendon Hallman keeps watch during an afternoon reconnaissance patrol near Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 29, 2013. Hallman is a forward support observer assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Jazeron Knowles keeps watch while children play near him during an afternoon reconnaissance patrol in the vicinity of Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 29, 2013. Knowles is a rifleman assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Damaso, left, and U.S. Army Pfc. Jazeron Knowles take a break during an afternoon reconnaissance patrol near Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 29, 2013. Damaso and Knowles are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • An U.S. Army soldier pauses during a late afternoon reconnaissance patrol near Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 29, 2013. During the patrol, soldiers surveyed the land surrounding Fenty and met with locals in nearby villages to improve existing relationships. The soldier is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Spc. Cesar Rodriguez skirts a freshly irrigated field during an afternoon reconnaissance patrol near Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 29, 2013. Rodriquez is a medic assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor