Coalition Troops Provide Security, Meet in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Calixto Inot, right, prepares for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Inot is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Thaxal Potter stands by after preparing his mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Potter is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Megan Garcia interacts with local children during a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Garcia, a tactical operations center watchstander, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Sal Somoza pulls security outside the provincial governor's compound during a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Somoza, a platoon sergeant, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Zaher Shah Khaadem, left, Farah provincial director of economy, addresses leaders during a provincial development council meeting while Provincial Gov. Mohammed Akram Khpalwak, right, looks on in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • A leader writes notes during a provincial development council meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Henry pulls security outside the provincial governor's compound during a leadership meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Henry is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan boy poses for a photo inside a motorcycle repair shop as he watches members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah pull security during a leadership meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Thaxal Potter, left, catches a 9mm round while U.S. Army Sgt. Calixto Inot, right, clears her weapon following a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. Potter and Inot are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.
 U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup