U.S. Troops Close Down Forward Operating Base Hadrian in Uruzgan Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier directs a bulldozer leveling off gravel before closing down Forward Operating Base Hadrian near Deh Rawud village in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • U.S. soldiers lift containers onto a fork lift before closing down Forward Operating Base Hadrian near Deh Rawud village in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • A U.S. soldier operates heavy equipment to move gravel and place it against a barrier before closing down Forward Operating Base Hadrian near Deh Rawud village in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • A U.S. soldier operates a bulldozer to fill a hole before closing down Forward Operating Base Hadrian near Deh Rawud village in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • U.S. Army Col. Douglas C. Cardinale, left, and Haji Mematulla, right, deputy police chief of Deh Rawud village, sign documents handing over former Forward Operating Base Hadrian in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. Cardinale is commander of the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and deputy commander of Combined Team Uruzgan. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • U.S. Army Col. Douglas C. Cardinale, right, and Haji Mematulla, left, deputy police chief of Deh Rawud village, shake hands after handing over former Forward Operating Base Hadrian in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. Cardinale is commander of the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and deputy commander of Combined Team Uruzgan. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran
  • An elevated view of former Forward Operating Base Hadrian is shown after being torn down and signed over to Haji Mematulla, deputy police chief of Deh Rawud village, in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mark Doran