Coalition, Afghan Forces Conduct Security Operations in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An Afghan commando watches for insurgents during a security operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. The purpose of the operation, conducted with coalition force combat advisors, was to disrupt insurgent activity and improve security, governance and development in the area. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • An Afghan commando scans the area using his weapon's optic lens as he looks for insurgents during a security operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • A coalition force member collects biometric data during a security operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • A coalition force member collects biometric data during a security operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afganistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • An Afghan commando returns fire on insurgents during a security operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a coalition force member helps maintain security during an operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck
  • As seen through a night-vision device, an Afghan commando maintains security during a search operation in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Benjamin Tuck