U.S. Ambassador Visits Troops on Forward Operating Base Farah

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Korzatkowski, foreground, briefs Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah troops on the mission plan before the arrival of U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. Korzatkowski, executive officer, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The mission was part of a two-day visit by U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens, assistant chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, to meet with provincial Afghan officials, engage with the team's civil-military leaders and meet soldiers and sailors assigned to the team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Matthew Gragg conducts pre-mission checks and loads an MK-19 grenade launcher before departing for a mission in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. Gragg is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Raymond Young, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Sal Somoza provide security outside the Farah provincial governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. Young and Somoza are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Sal Somoza provides security outside the Farah provincial governor's compound in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. Somoza is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens, assistant chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, left, greets Ray Sudweeks, right, U.S. State Department senior civilian representative for Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens, second from right, assistant chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, discusses ongoing initiatives in Afghanistan with the civil-military leaders of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah during a meeting on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens, assistant chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, poses for a group photo with troops assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah after completing a briefing with the team's leaders on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 5, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup