U.S. Soldiers, Aghan Police Visit Khoni Kwar Village

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Tarasiewicz and an Afghan policeman speak with a village official in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Tarasiewicz is assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. soldiers and Afghan police were trying to gain any information on an improvised explosive device located in the area. They also distributed blankets to village residents during the mission. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Wimer, left, talks with local children in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Wimer is assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jose Colon and U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Wimer carry a load of blankets for Afghan police to distribute to local citizens in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Colon and Wimer are assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • A crowd waits patiently while the Afghan police organize to pass out blankets and jackets to local villagers in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • A local villager receives a new blanket from the Afghan police and U.S. soldiers in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012.. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • A young Afghan girl receives a new winter jacket from the Afghan police and U.S. soldiers in the Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • An Afghan elder helps a young girl with her new winter jackets while the Afghan police and U.S. soldiers continue to pass out new blankets and jackets to children in the Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • The local Afghan elder thanks U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Tarasiewicz, left, for helping the Afghan police provide new blankets and winter jackets to his people in Khoni Kwar village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Tarasiewicz is assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Richard Martin, left, and U.S. Army Spc. Issac Camacho, right, walk with a group of young Afghan boys in Kalan Wal Mina in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Martin and Camacho are assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Tarasiewicz, right, talks with local villagers in Kalan Wal Mina in Afghanistan's Khowst province, Dec. 14, 2012. Tarasiewicz is assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull