U.S. Soldiers Assist Afghan Uniform Police at Checkpoint in Kandahar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Bryan Gonzalez records traffic patterns at an Afghan Uniform Police traffic checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Gonzalez, an infantryman, is assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. The unit is assisting the police by advising and providing over watch security. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Spc. Alan L. Villalobos, left, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Whitler discuss security as Afghan Uniform Police officers prepare to establish a traffic checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Villalobos, an infantryman, and Whitler, a platoon leader, are assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Spc. Bryan Gonzalez, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua D. Nix prepare to secure the area around an Afghan Uniform Police checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Gonzalez and Nix are infantrymen assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Spc. Alan L. Villalobos provides security on a hilltop overlooking an Afghan Uniform Police traffic checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Villalobos, an infantryman, is assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. soldiers assist Afghan Uniform Police in conducting highway interdiction operations near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Whitler, left, walks along his unit's perimeter and checks on U.S. Army Spc. Alan L. Villalobos, right, at a remote Afghan Uniform Police checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Whitler, a platoon leader, and Villalobos, a infantryman, are assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Sgt. James A Hobbs and U.S. Army Pfc. Mark R Wiygul provide overwatch security for Afghan Uniform Police while they operate a traffic checkpoint near Takhteh Pol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2013. Hobbs abd Wiygul are infantryman assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann