U.S. Soldiers Patrol, Attend Meeting in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers depart a village after a meeting with Afghan border police leaders near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Jan. 24, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment and Security Force Assistance Team 8. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. soldiers provide security during a meeting with Afghan border police leaders near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Jan. 24, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment and Security Force Assistance Team 8. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ariel S. Sally secures an area near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing known as the Friendship Gate during a meeting in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2013. Sally, an infantryman, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Mathew J. Bubb pulls security near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing known as the Friendship Gate during a meeting in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2013. Bubb, an infantryman, is assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Thomas M. Feltey, right, meets with Spin Boldak district, Afghanistan government and police leaders in Baki Tana in Afghanistan’s Spin Boldak district, Jan. 30, 2013. Feltry is the commander of Combined Task Force 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment and Security Force Assistance Team 8. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. soldiers ride out a dust storm while providing security for a leaders' shura in the village of Baki Tana, Spin Boldak District, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • A sniper team scans the area outside a leaders' shura from the rooftop in the village of Baki Tana, Spin Boldak District, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Thomas M. Feltey, left, listens as village elder Haji Razaq tells an interpreter about the new school for girls being constructed in Baki Tana, Spin Boldak District, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. Feltry is the commander of Combined Task Force 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment and Security Force Assistance Team 8. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. soldiers provide security and interact with local Afghan children during a leaders' shura in the village of Baki Tana, Spin Boldak District, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann