U.S. Troops Conduct Retrograde Mission on Bagram Airfield

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Mitchell observes and supervises as other soldiers operate a hydraulic excavator and other heavy equipment to clear debris from a deconstruction site on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 21, 2014. Mitchell, a heavy equipment operator, is assigned to Mississippi Army National Guard's 858th Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Cupp
  • U.S. Army Spc. Daniel Webb cleans pieces of equipment that have been sorted and will be returned to the U.S. military inventory during operations on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 21, 2014. Webb, a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, is assigned to Kansas Army National Guard's 1011th Quartermaster Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Cupp
  • U.S. soldiers ensure debris from a deconstruction site is cleared, loaded onto trucks and taken to an area for disposal during operations on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 21, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to New Jersey Army National Guard's 150th Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Cupp
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathan Brumlow, left, and U.S. Army Spc. Jeremy Davis work on the roof of an addition built onto a barracks building on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 21, 2014. Brumlow and Davis, plumbers, are assigned to Alabama Army National Guard's 1151st Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Nelson
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jamel Jackson, right, holds the frame of a new shelf steady while U.S. Army Spc. Corterrius Boyd nails the boards in place of an addition built onto a building on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 23, 2014. Jackson, a plumber, and Boyd, a carpentry and masonry specialist, are assigned to Alabama Army National Guard's 1151st Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Nelson
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jack Smith, right, demonstrates proper welding techniques to U.S. Army Spc. Winston Stockman while working on metal shelving on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 23, 2014. Smith, an interior electrician, and Stockman, a construction equipment repairer, are assigned to Alabama Army National Guard's 1151st Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Nelson
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Richard Tuttle uses survey equipment to assist a backhoe loader operator as he digs a trench for drainage swells on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 23, 2014. Tuttle, a surveyor, is assigned to Maine Army National Guard's 1035th Survey and Design Team, 133rd Engineer Battalion. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Army Sgt. Ricky Sturgis
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Christopher Atkinson, left, and Steven Garner secure the base of a new flagpole on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Jan. 24, 2014. Atkinson, a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, and Garner, a power generation equipment repairer, are assigned to Alabama Army National Guard's 1151st Engineer Company. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Nelson