U.S., Afghan Special Forces Conduct Clearing Operation in Sorbaghal Village

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An Afghan special forces soldier speaks with a local villager at a bazaar during a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. The Afghan soldier, a commando, is assigned to 3rd Company, 3rd Special Operations Kandak. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • An Afghan special forces soldier speaks with a local villager at a bazaar during a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier provides security during a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. The soldier is assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • Afghan special forces soldiers walk towards a medevac pickup site after receiving small arms fire during a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • U.S. soldiers and Afghan army commandos help wounded Afghan soldiers into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • An Afghan army commando runs to assist a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier provides security for Afghan army commandos while conducting a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier provides security for Afghan army commandos while conducting a clearing operation in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai