U.S. Soldiers Patrol in Lalmah Village, Nangarhar Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brian Little, second right, speaks with Afghan residents during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Little, a platoon leader, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • U.S. Army Spc. Casey Sage provides security for soldiers during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Sage, a cavalry scout, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Daniel Lindabaur takes a knee while providing security for soldiers during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Lindabaur, a cavalry scout, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • U.S. soldiers provide security for soldiers speaking with Afghan villagers during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Roberto Cartagena, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Arron Cook provide security for soldiers during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Cartagena, a cavalry scout, and Cook, an infantryman, are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • Afghan children watch as U.S. Army Spc. Casey Sage provides security for soldiers during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Sage, a cavalry scout, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson
  • U.S. Army Capt. Steven Pyles speaks with Afghan residents during a patrol near Lalmah village in the Chapahar district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 1, 2013. Piles commands the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chad Carlson