U.S. Marines, Sailors Patrol, Attend Meeting in Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt.  Benjamin Lee, left, gives a mission brief before departing on a patrol on Forward Operating Base Zebruggee in Kajaki district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Dec. 4, 2013. Lee, a squad leader, is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. The patrol was conducted to escort the Lima Company commander to a meeting with local leaders. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew Moreno provides security during a patrol in Kajaki district in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2013. Moreno, a machine gunner, is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus
  • U.S. Marines talk with Hajji Abdul Razziq, Kajaki district governor, in Kajaki district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Dec. 4, 2013. The meeting was held to discuss local improvement projects. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Charles Ferriera, left, presents a certificate of appreciation to Hajji Abdul Razziq, Kajaki district governor, in Kajaki district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Dec. 4, 2013. Ferriera is commander of Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Stegall patrols in Kajaki district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Dec. 4, 2013. Stegall, a hospital corpsman, is assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Marines and sailors patrol in Kajaki district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Dec. 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus