U.S. Special Forces Conduct Battle Drills in Kabul Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers practice close-quarters battle drills near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, and use these drills to maintain and improve skills during joint operations with Afghan forces. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers set an explosive charge on a door to simulate a breach during a close-quarters battle drill near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers prepare to move during a live-fire, close-quarters battle drill near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers prepare to enter and clear a room while conducting a close-quarters battle drill at a shoot house near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers conduct clearing procedures at a shoot house while conducting a close-quarter battle drill near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers conduct clearing procedures at a shoot house while conducting a close-quarter battle drill near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers maneuver through a four-way intersecting hallway at a shoot house while conducting a close-quarter battle drill near Camp Commando in Kabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez