U.S. Soldiers, Marines Provide Security at U.S. Consulate in Herat City

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A crew chief tightens the cargo straps inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter headed to the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Afghanistan’s Herat province, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. forces are helping to ensure security for the members of the U.S. Consulate. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • A crew chief looks outside the window inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter headed to the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for their assignments upon arrival at the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Afghanistan’s Herat province, Sept. 14, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. Lt. Col. Huhtanen, right, briefs arriving soldiers at the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. Huhtanen is commander of the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. soldiers offload their equipment from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter upon arrival at the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Afghanistan’s Herat province, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. soldiers retrieve equipment from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. soldiers carry equipment into the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Afghanistan’s Herat province, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Erik Nieto, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Alderman observe the scenery on a sub-level roof of the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. Nieto and Alderman are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • U.S. Marines provide security overwatch on a balcony at the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Afghanistan’s Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green
  • A CH-47 Chinook helicopter takes off after offloading U.S. soldiers from the lawn of the U.S. Consulate in Herat city in Herat province, Afghanistan, Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan D. Green