U.S. Troops Provide Security at Commerce and Industry Meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, center, listens as Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper provides a briefing before a Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah mission to meet with local leaders to discuss ways to spur economic growth and development in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2012. The team’s mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan leaders.                                                                                                 U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. soldiers and sailors from Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah bring the team together before leaving for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. The meeting with the provincial director of commerce and industry was an opportunity for the Provincial Reconstruction Team to discuss ongoing initiatives in the province to spur economic growth and development.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, left, shouts up to Spc. Michael Jones, a security force team member providing rooftop security during a key leader engagement in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Najibullah Adabyar, first from right, Farah provincial director of commerce and industry, talks with U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, right, a civil affairs officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, at the conclusion of a meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper, front, and Spc. Michael Landers, rear, provide security as a key leader engagement ends in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, left, talks with Farah provincial director of commerce and industry, Najibullah Adabyar, right, to discuss ongoing initiatives in the province to spur economic growth and development in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan 6, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, left, and Spc. Michael Jones provide rooftop security during a key leader engagement in Farah City, Afhanistan, Jan. 6, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper, front right, provides a team debrief following a key leader engagement in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup