U.S. Soldiers Provide Security, Attend Meeting in Tarnek Wa Jaldek District

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Starla Hawkins, right, provides security as U.S. Army Cpt. Johanna Smoke, left, walks to a meeting in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, Sept. 18, 2013. Hawkins, a combat medic, and Smoke, a female engagement team leader, are assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins
  • Afghan women register to vote during a meeting in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Zabul province, Afghanistan, Sept. 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins
  • U.S. Army Capt. Johanna Smoke, right, instructs Afghan police officers and U.S. soldiers during a meeting in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, Sept. 18, 2013. Smoke, a female engagement team leader, is assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Rissa Cuff watches as U.S. combat medics care for a patient during a meeting in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Zabul province, Afghanistan, Sept. 18, 2013. Cuff is assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Wendi Jeter provides security during a meeting in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, Sept. 18, 2013. Jeter, an operations sergeant, is assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins
  • U.S. Army Pvt. 1st Class Jo Marie Rivera, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Rebecca Hamby provide security during a meeting at a clinic in the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district in Zabul province, Afghanistan, Sept. 18, 2013. Rivera, a human resources specialist, and Hamby, a military police officer, are assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kandi Huggins