Coalition, Afghan Special Forces Patrol in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A coalition force member drives a vehicle during a patrol with Afghan special forces to escort a district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member shakes hands with a district governor during a patrol with Afghan special forces to escort the district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. Afghan forces have been taking the lead in security operations to bring security and stability to the people of Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan soldiers speak with a district governor during a patrol with coalition forces to escort the district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides security during a patrol with Afghan security forces to escort a district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A district governor reads with children at a school during a patrol with Afghan and coalition forces to escort the district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • An Afghan child holds a toy airplane he received from an Afghan soldier during a patrol with coaliton forces to escort a district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides security during a patrol with Afghan special forces to escort a district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides security during a patrol with Afghan special forces to escort a district governor in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau