U.S. Soldiers Conduct Outpost Assessment at Nawa Pass, Kunar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Capt. Devin Pagones, front right, tours the outpost with Lt. Col. Akbar Khan, front left, an Afghan Border Patrol officer, during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Pagones is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Spc. Elijah Broughton, right, shields his face as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lands before an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Broughton is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Spc. Gregory Capps, right, provides security after dismounting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Capps is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Mitchell Jones, front, makes his way to an Afghan Border Patrol outpost to conduct an assessment at the Nawa Pass in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. Jones is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Allan Blackard, left, provides security alongside his Afghan Border Patrol counterpart during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Blackard is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Troy Armstrong, left, assembles a satellite communications antenna during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Armstrong is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • A patrolman provides security from a defensive position during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Curtis Smith, left, provides security during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Smith is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers provide security during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers make their way down a slope during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Capt. Devin Pagones, front right, tours the outpost with Lt. Col. Akbar Khan, front left, an Afghan Border Patrol officer, during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Pagones is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers and Afghan Border Patrol members discuss ways to improve their operations during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers provide security for advisors during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Garther Halbert, left, leads a patrol to the Afghan Border Patrol headquarters during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Halbert is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Mitchell Jones takes up a security position outside of the Afghan Border Patrol headquarters during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Jones is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dave Liu takes up a security position outside of the Afghan Border Patrol headquarters during an outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. Liu is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Security Force Advise and Assist Team Gambit, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. Army Spc. Elijah Broughton awaits transportation at a helicopter landing zone during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers provide security while a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lands during an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment at the Nawa Pass in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth
  • U.S. soldiers dismount a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after an Afghan Border Patrol outpost assessment on Forward Operating Base Joyce in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Hallgarth