U.S. Marines Assist Afghan National Army Engineers Near Camp Shorabak

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Afghan soldiers conduct convoy checks before starting a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. The operation was designed to eliminate possible enemy firing positions ahead of the upcoming fighting season. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jami D. Larson supervises Afghan national army engineer counterparts during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. Larson is assigned to the 215th Corps Engineer Advisor Team, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7. The advisory team teaches Afghan engineers the proper use of the equipment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • Afghan soldiers deliver a bulldozer during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Marcos E. Baeza observes Afghan national army counterparts during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. Baeza, an equipment advisor, is assigned to the 215th Corps Engineer Advisor Team, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marines observe Afghan national army engineer counterparts during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • An Afghan national army heavy equipment operator levels the ground during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dustin Palmer, second from right, provides feedback to an Afghan national army equipment operator during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013.  Palmer, a heavy equipment operator, is assigned to the 215th Corps Engineer Advisor Team, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dustin Palmer, center, provides feedback to an Afghan national army equipment operator during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. Palmer, a heavy equipment operator, is assigned to the 215th Corps Engineer Advisor Team, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • U.S. Marines supervise Afghan national army engineer counterparts during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe
  • An Afghan national army soldier observes his sector during a clearing operation near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, March 16, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe