Battaglia Meets Division Leaders, Soldiers in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses operations with the 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division key leaders during a briefing on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013. Battaglia is visiting troops in Afghanistan and meeting with key leaders to gain insight on current and future operations.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, left, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Ronald Lewis, right, discuss Laghman province operations during a briefing on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013. Lewis is the deputy commanding general-support, Combined Joint Task Force 101, Regional Command East, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Menton, left. command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, discuss the 4th Brigade's operations during a briefing on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with U.S. soldiers before a D-30 Howitzer training demonstration on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with U.S. soldiers before a D-30 Howitzer training demonstration on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. soldiers demonstrate the proper procedures used to train Afghan soldiers on the D-30 Howitzer for U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, offers words of encouragement to U.S. soldiers after a D-30 Howitzer training demonstration on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with hospital staff members at the Heathe N. Craig Joint Theater Hospital on Bagram Air Force Base, Parwan province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, left, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to U.S. Army Maj. Vincent Capaldi, right, explain about efforts to relieve servicemembers' combat stress on Bagram Air Force Base, Parwan province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, left, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to U.S. Army Maj. Vincent Capaldi's brief about efforts to relieve servicemembers' combat stress on Bagram Air Force Base, Parwan province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, left, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reviews a chart outlining retrograde operations on Bagram Air Force Base, Parwan province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, left, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanks members of the hospital staff for their hard work and dedication at the Heathe N. Craig Joint Theater Hospital on Bagram Air Force Base, Parwan province, Afghanistan, May 4, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kent Redmond