U.S. Troops Train, Advise Afghans in Farah Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Kaleb Propst provides security overwatch at a key leader meeting in Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013. Propst is a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, which has a mission to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart greets Bala Boluk District Governor Sayed Mohammed at the beginning of a key leader meeting in Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, first from left, chats with Sayed Moohammed, Bala Boluk district governor, through an interpreter during a meeting with leaders in Afghanistan's Farah province, Jan. 2, 2013. Gebhart is a civil affairs officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, which trains, advises, and assists Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, left, talks with a local elder through an interpreter in  Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013.  Gebhart is on a training and advisory mission with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart talks with Afghan leaders in Bala Boluk during a key leader meeting in the Farah province village, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Afghan men teach each other English and math during a training session with U.S. personnel in Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013.   U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Specials Matt Cullen, kneeling right, and Joseph Sullivan, standing, oversee an English and math class in Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013. Cullen and Sullivan are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, which was conducting a training and advisory mission in Farah province. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan girl and boy walk along a dirt path after watching coalition service members during a key leader meeting in Bala Boluk, Afghanistan, Jan. 2, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup