U.S. Troops Conduct Mission in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, front, and Sgt. 1st Class Sal Somoza, rear, review their team before a mission on Forward Operating Base Farah in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Schulte, a platoon leader, and Somoza, a platoon sergeant, are assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. troops talk before an early morning briefing on Forward Operating Base Farah in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Nathan Krueger prepares a first aid kit before a mission on Forward Operating Base Farah in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Krueger is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g Matthew Stroup, left, talks with Rahim Faizi, a doctor, during a meeting at the Farah City Hospital in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Josh Ives
  • Chris Geurtsen, far left, a field program officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, front, meet with Farid Ahmad Ayubi, not shown, the director of information and culture in Farah City in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Stroup, a public affairs officer, is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Benjamin Addison
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joe Sullivan provides security during a key leader engagement at a hospital in Farah City in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Sullivan is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. William Russell, left, speaks with an Afghan child during a key leader engagement at a hospital in Farah City, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2012. Russell is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. William Russell takes a knee while providing security during a key leader engagement at a hospital in Farah City, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2012. Russell is assigned to the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan boy watches outside as U.S. troops provide security during a key leader engagement at a hospital in Farah City, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup