U.S. Soldiers Conduct Patrol Near Forward Operating Base Shank

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Cooper Martin provides security during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. Martin, an infantryman, is assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. The purpose of the patrol was to deter enemy activity and to invite local residents to participate in an upcoming medical outreach program. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers meet with an Afghan villager during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers conduct a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers climb a hill during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • A U.S. soldier walks in front of a tactical vehicle during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers meet with an Afghan villager during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers provide security outside an Afghan compound during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers talk with an Afghan villager during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers provide security outside an Afghan compound during a presence patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar province, Oct. 8, 2013. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor