Coalition Troops Meet With Agriculture Officials in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. William Russell, second from left, announces vehicle assignments during a mission brief before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Russell is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, whose members met with the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock to discuss an ongoing greenhouse initiative. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez, right, assists U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Sullivan attach his shoulder pad before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Gonzalez and Sullivan are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Devont Perkins drives a tactical vehicle to a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Perkins is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. troops and U.S. representatives arrive at the compound of the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock for a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Kaleb Propst provides security from a roof during a meeting with leaders at the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Propst is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Darren Richardson, center, senior U.S. Agriculture Department advisor in Regional Command West, greets provincial leaders and the union representative for farmers in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez provides security during a meeting with leaders with the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Gonzalez is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Sullivan, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. William Russell provide security on the street outside the office of the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Sullivan and Russell are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Kaleb Propst, left, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan Schulte, center left, provide security as Darren Richardson, center right, U.S. Agriculture Department senior adviser in Regional Command West, climbs into a tactical vehicle after concluding a meeting with leaders with the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Schulte, a platoon leader, and Propst are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Sullivan, third from left, conducts a mission debrief upon returning to Forward Operating Base Farah after a meeting with leaders with the provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Russell is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives