U.S. Soldiers Patrol in Ghazni Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers prepare their vehicles in the morning darkness for their upcoming mission in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to U.S. Army National Guard's 216th Mobile Augmentation Company. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe
  • U.S. 1st Lt. Minkyu Park, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Williams review a mission with their soldiers before moving out from Forward Operating Base Arian in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. Park, a platoon leader, and Williams, a platoon sergeant, are assigned to U.S. Army National Guard's 216th Mobile Augmentation Company. The engineers are searching for improvised explosive devices that could be used to harm coalition forces transporting supplies and equipment between bases. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe
  • U.S. soldiers patrol a highway in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe
  • U.S. soldiers sweep for signs of emplaced improvised explosive devices during a mission in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe
  • U.S. Army Spc. Nickolas Evangelista-Reitner scans the area while providing overwatch security for another unit in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. Evangelista-Reitner is assigned to U.S. Army National Guard's 216th Mobile Augmentation Company. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe
  • U.S. soldiers search for improvised explosive devices in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Laura Beth Beebe