U.S. Soldiers Visit Afghan Engineers on Forward Operating Base Thunder

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, left, greets an Afghan soldier during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. The Afghan soldier is assigned to the 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak, which provides construction support as well as other services. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • Afghan soldiers conduct maintenance on their vehicles on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, right, speaks with Afghan soldiers during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Pfc. John Wayne Bowling, right, speaks with an Afghan soldier during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Bowling is assigned to 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Ethen Schoonover provides security during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Schoonover is assigned to 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, foreground, and Afghan army Lt. Col. Sadu Gul observe vehicles during their weekly maintenance on Forward Operating Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. Gul is commander of the 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. soldiers provide security during a weekly visit with Afghan soldiers on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, right, and Afghan army Lt. Col. Sadu Gul observe vehicles during their weekly maintenance on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. Gul is commander of the 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, left, greets an Afghan soldier during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, center, and Afghan army Lt. Col. Sadu Gul discuss ongoing projects and issues during a weekly visit on Forward Operating Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. Gul is commander of the 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, right, speaks with an Afghan soldier after their weekly visit on Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2014. Snyder is assigned to the Engineer Security Force Advise and Assist Team. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag