U.S. Troops Attend Youth Meeting in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. troops receive a pre-mission brief on Forward Operating Base Farah before a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Raymond Young, right, helps U.S. Army Spc. Robert Iverson, left, prepare for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. Young and Iverson are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. PRT Farah's mission is to train, advise, and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district, and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Samnith Thy, right, provides security with other troops during a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. Thy is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Samnith Thy, right, provides security with an Afghan National Policeman, left, during a youth meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. Thy is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Farahi youth attend a meeting at an office building to discuss local issues with municipal leadership including the mayor of Farah, in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Matt Cullen provides security during a youth meeting attended by Provincial Reconstruction Team leadership in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. Cullen is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives talks with Farah Director of Youth, center, during a youth meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012. Ives, a hospital corpsman, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Samnith Thy provides security outside during a youth meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 2, 2012.  Thy is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives