U.S. Soldiers Provide Security for Meeting on Refugees in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. William Russell, lower center, conducts a pre-mission brief before departing Forward Operating Base Farah for a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Russell is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Matt Cullen grabs the wheel before departing Forward Operatin Base Farah for a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Cullen is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Sean Luhmann steps out of a tactical vehicle while providing security during a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Luhmann is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin, left, and Ray Sudweeks, right, U.S. State Department representative, talk informally with Rahmadin Regiwal, right with jacket, Farah provincial director of repatriation and refugees, at the beginning of a meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Martin, a civil affairs officer assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, met with Regiwal to discuss ongoing issues faced by displaced persons in the province. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Devon Perkins reads a piece of paper handed to him by Afghan boys after they wrote their names on it outside the site of a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Perkins is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Martin, center left, and Ray Sudweeks, center right, U.S. State Department representative, attend a meeting with Rahmadin Regiwal, far right, Farah provincial director of repatriation and refugees, in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Martin, a civil affairs officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan boy asks U.S. Army Spc. Dalton Smith for a pen outside a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Smith is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Kyle Johnson hands a young girl a piece of candy outside a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Johnson is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Kaleb Propst, left, and Joseph Sullivan talk with employees of the Farah Directorate of Repatriation and Refugees as leaders meet in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Propst and Sullivan are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Matt Cullen, left, U.S. Army Sgt. Sean Luhmann, center, and U.S. Army Capt. Jacob Estrada maintain security near the site of a meeting with leaders in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Cullen, Luhmann and Estrada are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup