U.S. Troops, Officials Meet With Women's Affairs Director in Farah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. troops take a break before departing Forward Operating Base Farah to meet with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. The troops are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper, left, conducts a mission brief as U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Klawuhn listens before departing Forward Operating Base Farah to meet with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Cooper and Klawuhn are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. troops and representatives from the U.S. State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development rally before departing Forward Operating Base Farah to meet with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicole Utley, right, and Ray Sudweeks, U.S. State Department representative, arrive at the office of the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Utley, a supply officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Megan Garcia, left, provides security during a meeting with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Garcia, an operations specialist, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicole Utley, center, talks with an Afghan woman before a meeting with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Utley, a supply officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • A gender officer, center, listens to a question from a teacher during a meeting with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicole Utley, right, listens to a conversation while taking notes during a meeting with the director of women's affairs in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Utley, a supply officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Klawuhn, left, talks to an off-duty Afghan policeman in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Klawuhn is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Cristian Loera, right, prepares to clear his rifle upon return to Forward Operating Base Farah as U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roderick Cooper verifies the procedure in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. Loera and Cooper are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives