Coalition, Afghan Special Forces Conduct Patrols, Engage in Firefight in Herat Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An Afghan national army special forces soldier maintains security from a temporary patrol base in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. Coalition force members and Afghan special forces teams conducted satellite patrols from a temporary patrol base to lure insurgents out of hiding. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member communicates on his radio while maintaining security during a movement to establish a temporary patrol base with Afghan special forces in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member maintains security during a movement to establish a temporary patrol base with Afghan special forces in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member maintains security during a movement to establish a temporary patrol base with Afghan special forces in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan national army special forces soldiers wait to begin a satellite patrol from a temporary patrol base in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member, right, maintains security while an Afghan national army special forces soldier, left, returns from a satellite patrol conducted from a temporary patrol base in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Afghan national army special forces soldiers wait to begin a satellite patrol from a temporary patrol base in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides overwatch for the Afghan national army special forces soldiers conducting a satellite patrol while engaging insurgents during a firefight in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides overwatch for the Afghan national army special forces soldiers conducting a satellite patrol while engaging insurgents during a firefight in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member provides overwatch for the Afghan national army special forces soldiers conducting a satellite patrol while engaging insurgents during a firefight in Herat province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau