Commanding General Attends Ceremony in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Walter L. Miller Jr., right, commanding general of Regional Command Southwest, speaks with an Afghan elder before a ceremony at the Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. Miller and other staff members visited the training center to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a new training compound. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Bagpipers perform during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. The bagpipers are assigned to the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Scots Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Curtis Dewyea provides security during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. Dewyea is assigned to Regional Command Southwest. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Afghan Col. Sultan Mahmood, commanding officer of the 6th Afghan Border Police zone, speaks before a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Walter L. Miller Jr., commanding general of Regional Command Southwest, and other staff members visited the training center to attend the ceremony.  U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Afghan police march during a ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Walter L. Miller Jr., right, commanding general of Regional Command Southwest, presents a letter of appreciation to Afghan policeman during a ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • Bagpipers lead a procession of coalition and Afghan security forces during a ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. The bagpipers are assigned to the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Scots Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
  • U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Walter L. Miller Jr., right, commanding general of Regional Command Southwest, cuts a ribbon during a ceremony for the opening of the new Lashkar Gah Training Center in  Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline