U.S., Coalition Forces Provide Security for Meeting in Uruzgan Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers watch from the rear ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter while flying over the mountains in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. The soldiers are crew chiefs, who along with Afghan commandos, provided security for a government-led shura, or meeting. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • An AH-46 Apache helicopter flies over the mountains providing security while escorting other helicopters in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • A U.S. soldier keeps watch on the rear ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter while flying over the mountains in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. The soldier is crew chief. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers walk alongside residents of Siya Boghal village in the northern Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. The soldiers, along with Afghan commandos, provided security for a government-led shura, or meeting. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • A U.S. Special Forces soldier talks with Afghan residents in the Siya Boghal village in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • A U.S. Special Forces soldier talks with Afghan residents in the Siya Boghal village in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • A coalition forces member provides security for a meeting near the Hazaran village Qarya-I-Siya Boghal, in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. The gathering was held with over 2,000 village residents, tribal and religious leaders. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Wes Conroy
  • An Afghan special forces soldier provides security in the snow while a CH-47 Chinook helicopter lands near the Siya Boghal village, in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. Coalition forces and the provincial governor met with more than 2,000 residents, tribal and religious leaders. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Wes Conroy
  • U.S. Special Forces and Afghan commandos provide security from a rooftop while  residents of the Siya Boghal village walk to a shura, or meeting, in the northern Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • U.S. Special Forces and Afghan commandos provide security from a rooftop while residents of the Siya Boghal village walk to a shura, or meeting, in the northern Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • A U.S. Special Forces soldier patrols around the perimeter of the Siya Boghal village during a shura, or meeting, in the northern Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • U.S. Special Forces soldiers and an Afghan commando scan the valley from a rooftop in the northern Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick
  • Coalition forces provide security and attend a meeting in the Hazaran village Qarya-I-Siya Boghal, in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Wes Conroy
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick talks with residents in Siya Boghal village in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, March 16, 2013. McCormick, serving her fourth combat deployment, is a photojournalist with Combined Team Uruzgan Public Affairs. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Wes Conroy