U.S. Marines Remove Bridge in Helmand Province’s Lashkar Gah City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines plan how they will dismantle and remove a medium girder bridge in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. The Marines, who are corps engineers and assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, removed the bridge due to its unsafe condition. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marines provide security while fellow Marine engineers dismantle and remove a medium girder bridge in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marines provide security in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jordan Jeffries lifts a deck segment from a medium girder bridge in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. Jeffries, a combat engineer, is assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marines work to dismantle and remove a medium girder bridge in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marines use a pulley cable to hoist and load a medium girder bridge onto a flatbed truck in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • A U.S. Marine provides direction as a medium girder bridge is loaded onto a flatbed truck in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • Afghans watch as U.S. Marines work to remove a medium girder bridge in Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse
  • U.S. Marines unload a medium girder bridge on Camp Leatherneck after removing it from Lashkar Gah City in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, June 30, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William M. Kresse