U.S. Troops Meet With District Leaders in Afghanistan's Farah Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Lou McCray, center, U.S. Army Cpt. Jeremiah Gebhart, far left, and Sgt. Taylor Turner, second from left, talk with the Pusht-e Rod district subgovernor, right, before a key leader engagement at the Pusht-e Rod district center in Afghanistan's western province of Farah, Nov. 19, 2012. McCray is the commanding officer for Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, which trains, advises and assists Afghan government leaders in the province. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah members meet with Pusht-e Rod district leaders in Afghanistan's Farah province to discuss agriculture and security issues there, Nov. 19, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Abdul Padir, the Pusht-e Rod district's agriculture extension agent, speaks to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah members at a meeting in the district center in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 19, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, right, listens to local government leaders at the Pusht-e Rod district center in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 19, 2012. McCray is the commanding officer for Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Dalton Smith, left, and Pfc. Devon Perkins chat before a mission debriefing in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 19, 2012. Smith and Perkins are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah's security force. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Eric Saum maintains a watchful eye during a convoy in the Pusht-e Rod district in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 19, 2012. Saum is a gunner for Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and on its security force.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Ryan Schulte returns to his vehicle following a meeting between coalition forces and Afghan government officials in the Pusht-e Rod district of Farah province, Nov. 19, 2012. Schulte is a platoon leader for the Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah's security force.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup