U.S. Marines Train Afghan Army Instructors on Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines stand guard at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013, while instructors with the Regional Corps Battle School train Afghan soldiers to improve proficiency with the 60mm mortar system. The Marines are assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marines provide security while instructors from the Regional Corps Battle School train Afghan soldiers to improve their proficiency with the 60mm mortar system. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • A U.S. Defense Department contractor working with the Regional Corps Battle School delivers a safety brief to Afghan mortarmen at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • Afghan soldiers attend a safety brief before training at a mortar range on Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Gustavo Serpa listens to a safety brief at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Denseley, center, helps Afghan mortarmen clean the bore of a 60mm mortar at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. Denseley is assigned to the Regional Corps Battle School. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Denseley watches as an Afghan mortarman shoots a practice round at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Toadacheene adjusts the fire of an Afghan mortarman at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Defense Department contractors and linguists working with the Regional Corps Battle School watch as mortar increments burn near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine vehicles leave a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. The Marines provided security for the Regional Corps Battalion School instructors who trained Afghan soldiers on the 60mm mortar system. The Marines are assigned to  2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe