The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Topic

regional command southwest

16,913 media by topicpage 1 of 170
Reunitin' for some fightin'

Reunitin' for some fightin'

Marines who once served together in 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, are reunited fifteen years later aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, May 24, 2014. Pictured from left to right: Sgt. Maj. Douglas Berry ... More

A Marine pays his final respects to Gunnery Sgt. Christopher

A Marine pays his final respects to Gunnery Sgt. Christopher

A Marine pays his final respects to Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Eastman, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with 1st EOD Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) who die... More

'Warhorse' Brigade remembers MP soldier Spc. Christopher Scott

'Warhorse' Brigade remembers MP soldier Spc. Christopher Scott

Spc. Christopher John Scott, a 21 year-old native of Tyrone, N.Y., was assigned to 561st Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, attached to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4t... More

Afghans discuss projects for the local villages during

Afghans discuss projects for the local villages during

Afghans discuss projects for the local villages during a shura held at a compound in Marjah, Feb. 12. Issues discussed included the need for bridges and other projects to improve living conditions.

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command Southwest, speaks to the audience during the transfer of authority ceremony from I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group (Forward) to II Marine ... More

A Marine dives to block a shot during a soccer tournament

A Marine dives to block a shot during a soccer tournament

A Marine dives to block a shot during a soccer tournament at Camp Shorabak here, March 13. British, Danish, Bahraini, Afghan, and Marine units came together during the competition to build stronger relationship... More

Afghan, Coalition leaders broker peace deal in Sangin

Afghan, Coalition leaders broker peace deal in Sangin

Helmand Provincial Gov. Ghulab Mangal symbolically presents a member of the Alikozai tribe a new turban during peace negotiations in Sangin, Afganistan, Jan. 1.

Navy Lt. Raul Cantu, a native of Lynden, Wash., and

Navy Lt. Raul Cantu, a native of Lynden, Wash., and

Navy Lt. Raul Cantu, a native of Lynden, Wash., and the joint terminal attack controller for Fire Control Team 8, Supporting Arms Liaison Team “Delta,” 1st Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, in his Fullerton, C... More

Lance Cpl. Kathryn Mannion speaks to an Afghan woman

Lance Cpl. Kathryn Mannion speaks to an Afghan woman

Lance Cpl. Kathryn Mannion speaks to an Afghan woman while assigned to the Female Engagement team with Regimental Combat Team 7 in Marjah, Afghanistan, July 7, 2010. Mannion, originally a military policeman, vo... More

Master Gunnery Sgt. Kevin A. Calhoun, the monitor for

Master Gunnery Sgt. Kevin A. Calhoun, the monitor for

Master Gunnery Sgt. Kevin A. Calhoun, the monitor for military occupational specialty 3043, tells Cpl. Christopher N. Depellegrin about the re-enlistment possibilities he has as part of the first term alignment... More

Marine Maj. Michael E. Webb, assistant director, Joint

Marine Maj. Michael E. Webb, assistant director, Joint

Marine Maj. Michael E. Webb, assistant director, Joint Security Academy Shorabak, gives Dr. Ghulam Dastigir Azad, Nimruz provincial governor, a tour of the training facilities, July 10. JSAS trains both Afghan ... More

Afghan National Police recruits sit ready to graduate

Afghan National Police recruits sit ready to graduate

Afghan National Police recruits sit ready to graduate from the Joint Security Academy Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, July 14. The 117 graduates completed an eight-week intense training syllabus that included si... More

Sgt. Thomas L. Mattingly, assessments non-commissioned

Sgt. Thomas L. Mattingly, assessments non-commissioned

Sgt. Thomas L. Mattingly, assessments non-commissioned officer from Springfield, Ky., stands at attention while his certificate of re-enlistment is read, during his re-enlistment ceremony, July 29, at Camp Leat... More

Atiqualla Rahin and an Afghan contractor walk around

Atiqualla Rahin and an Afghan contractor walk around

Atiqualla Rahin and an Afghan contractor walk around the grounds of a new building site for a men’s detention facility in Lashkar Gah. Negotiations for the new facility are led by Helmand Provincial Reconstruct... More

Sgt. David T. Silvers, joint reception center staff

Sgt. David T. Silvers, joint reception center staff

Sgt. David T. Silvers, joint reception center staff non-commissioned officer-in-charge, Regional Command Southwest, hits a line-drive during his playoff game, Aug. 3, at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Marines o... More

Sayed Mukhtar Ahmad Haqqani, the Helmand director of

Sayed Mukhtar Ahmad Haqqani, the Helmand director of

Sayed Mukhtar Ahmad Haqqani, the Helmand director of Hajj, addresses Afghan National Army recruits at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Aug. 3, at Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Senior re... More

Maj. Gen. Richard Mills, commanding general of Regional

Maj. Gen. Richard Mills, commanding general of Regional

Maj. Gen. Richard Mills, commanding general of Regional Command Southwest, left, speaks with an AH-64 Apache pilot while touring the United Kingdom's Joint Helicopter Force (Afghanistan) flight line here August... More

Provincial government spokesman, Daoud Ahmadi, glances

Provincial government spokesman, Daoud Ahmadi, glances

Provincial government spokesman, Daoud Ahmadi, glances at the command board posted at Camp Leatherneck, Aug. 7. Ahmadi, along with several Afghan media representatives were present for a press briefing hosted b... More

Mohmad Rousl, a soldier in the Afghan National Army

Mohmad Rousl, a soldier in the Afghan National Army

Mohmad Rousl, a soldier in the Afghan National Army in the 215th Corps, smacks the dust out of the air filter before the driving class began at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Aug. 8. Preventative maintenance su... More

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Regional Command Southwest, and Helmand Provincial Governor Gulab Mangal listen to a brief during the fifth Afghan Uniformed Police Recruitment Conference, Aug. 9, at Ca... More

Members of the Afghan National Army and local village

Members of the Afghan National Army and local village

Members of the Afghan National Army and local village elders from Delaram, Afghanistan, listen as the opening prayer is given during the grand opening of the new branch of the National Bank of Kabul in Delaram,... More

Newly-graduated policemen from Joint Security Academy

Newly-graduated policemen from Joint Security Academy

Newly-graduated policemen from Joint Security Academy Southwest class 2007-07 listen to a guest speaker at their graduation ceremony held at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Aug. 11. Out of the 32 policemen in th... More

The officer in charge of the NCO course, 1st Lt. Alexander

The officer in charge of the NCO course, 1st Lt. Alexander

The officer in charge of the NCO course, 1st Lt. Alexander Livingston, at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, distributes maps to Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps who are attending the NCO c... More

Service members and civilians at Camp Leatherneck,

Service members and civilians at Camp Leatherneck,

Service members and civilians at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, register for the Maj. Megan McClung Memorial Race, Aug. 14. More than 425 runners participated in the race.

Sgt. Jeffrey A. Whalen, a counter-improvised explosive

Sgt. Jeffrey A. Whalen, a counter-improvised explosive

Sgt. Jeffrey A. Whalen, a counter-improvised explosive device course instructor with 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, teaches Afghan National Army soldiers about commonly found explosives during the Counter-IED C... More

Soldiers from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps

Soldiers from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps

Soldiers from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps pay close attention to the information taught during the counterinsurgency class at Camp Shorabak, Aug. 17. Students were taught the basic ideas behind the ... More

Gunnery Sgt. Joel R. Garcia, from Petersburg, Texas

Gunnery Sgt. Joel R. Garcia, from Petersburg, Texas

Gunnery Sgt. Joel R. Garcia, from Petersburg, Texas and an assessments chief with I Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD), applies a tourniquet to himself during the Combat Lifesavers Course, at Camp Leatherneck, Af... More

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest instructor, observes two Afghan National Police recruits enter a makeshift house during room-clearing exercises at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Aug. 18.

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway,

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway,

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway, speaks with Marines stationed at Camp Leatherneck during a visit to southern Afghanistan, Aug. 18. Conway and the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Ma... More

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest

Cpl. Tyler M. Rousselle, a Joint Security Academy Southwest instructor, explains proper weapons handling to an Afghan National Police recruit during a field exercise at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Security t... More

An Afghan Uniformed Police recruit prepares to kick

An Afghan Uniformed Police recruit prepares to kick

An Afghan Uniformed Police recruit prepares to kick a bag during self-defense training at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Aug. 21. Learning basic skills is important for th... More

Local-hired Afghans distributed supplies for Ramadan

Local-hired Afghans distributed supplies for Ramadan

Local-hired Afghans distributed supplies for Ramadan such as rice, beans, cooking oil and blankets to more than 100 underprivileged families, Aug. 22, outside Musa Qa'leh District Center, Afghanistan.

Lance Cpl. Jason D. Sestina, a member of the police

Lance Cpl. Jason D. Sestina, a member of the police

Lance Cpl. Jason D. Sestina, a member of the police mentoring team with 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, gives chocolate and pens to children at the Afghan National Police entry control point at Musa Qa'leh ... More

Brig. George Norton, Regional Command Southwest deputy

Brig. George Norton, Regional Command Southwest deputy

Brig. George Norton, Regional Command Southwest deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Malouk, 215th Corps commander, greet each other during an iftar celebration at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Aug. 26. Iftar, an ... More

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, the director of the Joint

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, the director of the Joint

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, the director of the Joint Security Academy Southwest, sits in during the first graduation of the up-armored Humvee course, Aug. 26. Williams is also a member of the AF PAK hands progra... More

Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps

Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps

Afghan National Army soldiers from the 215th Corps listen to the guest speakers during their graduation of the up-armored humvee course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Au... More

Sgt. Mayra Montes, I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine

Sgt. Mayra Montes, I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine

Sgt. Mayra Montes, I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Fwd career planner, reads Staff Sgt. Jhonnatan Chinchilla's re-enlistment warrant Aug. 27, 2010. The career planners of I MEF Fwd hav... More

Allawadin, a recruit in the police training program

Allawadin, a recruit in the police training program

Allawadin, a recruit in the police training program at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, stands in front of his platoon at JSAS. “My other goal is to make the tribal fighting ... More

Haji Sattar, Helmand Deputy governor and Maj. Gen.

Haji Sattar, Helmand Deputy governor and Maj. Gen.

Haji Sattar, Helmand Deputy governor and Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, Regional Command Southwest commander, greet each other at the graduation of Joint Security Academy Southwest class 2010-08 at Camp Leathernec... More

An Afghan Army instructor for the non-comissioned officer's

An Afghan Army instructor for the non-comissioned officer's

An Afghan Army instructor for the non-comissioned officer's course at the Joint Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, presents his certificate to his soldiers during a graduation ceremony, Sept. 2. This was the... More

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare to fire their rifles during weapons training held at the Joint Security Academy Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Sept. 9. The recruits, aided by Mar... More

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare

A group of Afghan National Police recruits prepare to fire their rifles during weapons training held at the Joint Security Academy Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Sept. 9. The recruits, aided by Mar... More

Selected chief petty officers wait to be promoted during

Selected chief petty officers wait to be promoted during

Selected chief petty officers wait to be promoted during a dress rehearsal for their promotion here, Sept. 15. Eleven petty officers 1st class were promoted during the ceremony, Sept. 16. The Navy also promoted... More

3rd LAAD Transfers Authority to 3/25

3rd LAAD Transfers Authority to 3/25

Lt. Col. Mike C. Cancellier (right) and Sgt. Maj. Kenneth V. Agee, case 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense BattalionÕs colors during a transfer of authority ceremony here, Sept. 16. Cancellier, the commanding officer... More

Slowly but Surely, Afghans Regain Their Home

Slowly but Surely, Afghans Regain Their Home

Sgt. James Monroe, an infantryman with 1st Battalion Scots Guard, rests during a patrol in Lashkar Gah, Sept. 17. The Afghan police conducted a patrol to search for bomb-making factories. The police were also a... More

Soldiers with 1st Battalion Scots Guard show Afghan

Soldiers with 1st Battalion Scots Guard show Afghan

Soldiers with 1st Battalion Scots Guard show Afghan policemen how to properly use a metal detector at Patrol Base Bamba Sarai in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 17. The police led a patrol thr... More

Helmand Farmers Offered Alternative Crops

Helmand Farmers Offered Alternative Crops

Haji Zahir, district governor, speaks during a counter narcotics shura, or meeting in Nad Ali, Afghanistan, Sept. 22. Gulab Mangal, Helmand province governor, along with a number of other senior officials who a... More

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, director of the Joint Security

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, director of the Joint Security

Lt. Col. Marcus Williams, director of the Joint Security Academy Southwest, speaks to some of the non-commissioned officers arriving at JSAS for the joint NCO course with members of the Afghan National Army, Se... More

Regional Command Southwest deputy commander, U.K. Brig.

Regional Command Southwest deputy commander, U.K. Brig.

Regional Command Southwest deputy commander, U.K. Brig. George Norton and Abdul Karim Barahawi, the newly elected Nimruz provincial governor, met Sept. 23 at a compound in Zaranj, Afghanistan. The engagement in... More

Officers from the Afghan Border patrol practice placing

Officers from the Afghan Border patrol practice placing

Officers from the Afghan Border patrol practice placing nasopharyngeal airways on other members of the ABP going through the first medical training course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherne... More

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, a hospital

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, a hospital

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, a hospital corpsman with Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, walks around the classroom with an assembled intravenous fluid bag to show to the students during... More

Hajji Abdul Sattar Mangal, the deputy provincial governor

Hajji Abdul Sattar Mangal, the deputy provincial governor

Hajji Abdul Sattar Mangal, the deputy provincial governor for Helmand province, speaks to the graduating class of Afghan Uniformed Police officers at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afgh... More

An Afghan National Army soldier practices his handwriting

An Afghan National Army soldier practices his handwriting

An Afghan National Army soldier practices his handwriting in class during a literacy program at the Joint Security Academy Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 7. Afghan non-commissioned officers a... More

Two Afghan Border Patrol officers treat simulated combat

Two Afghan Border Patrol officers treat simulated combat

Two Afghan Border Patrol officers treat simulated combat injuries on a mannequin during the final exercise of a three-week medical course, held at the Joint Security Academy Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, Afgha... More

A soldier with the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps

A soldier with the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps

A soldier with the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps kicks a penalty shot during the Afghan, Bahrain game in the soccer tournament at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Oct. 10. The crowd of Afghans gather around dur... More

‘Corpsman Up’ ABP Receives New Medics

‘Corpsman Up’ ABP Receives New Medics

An Afghan Border Patrol officer displays his certificate to his class during the graduation of the medical training course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 12. The of... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, an instructor

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, an instructor

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marvin Floer, an instructor for the medical training course and a hospital corpsman with Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, hands an Afghan Border Patrol officer a disk with pi... More

Marines from different units that fall under Regional

Marines from different units that fall under Regional

Marines from different units that fall under Regional Command Southwest at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, sit in class while attending corporal’s course, Oct. 16.

Gunnery Sgt. Jeff J. Vandentop, chief corporal’s course

Gunnery Sgt. Jeff J. Vandentop, chief corporal’s course

Gunnery Sgt. Jeff J. Vandentop, chief corporal’s course instructor and company gunnery sergeant of I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward, Regional Command Southwest, explains to the ... More

Afghan uniformed police officers and Afghan National

Afghan uniformed police officers and Afghan National

Afghan uniformed police officers and Afghan National Army soldiers in the joint non-commissioned officer course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, fire their weapon... More

The sun rises over a CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine

The sun rises over a CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine

The sun rises over a CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), as it sits on the flightline here. The Super Stallions are used to transport troops and ... More

An Afghan National Army soldier loads an M16 magazine

An Afghan National Army soldier loads an M16 magazine

An Afghan National Army soldier loads an M16 magazine with rounds prior to a night fire training exercise. The Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police non-commissioned officers enrolled in the Joint Sec... More

Lance Cpl. Timur Nenaydokh, from San Francisco and

Lance Cpl. Timur Nenaydokh, from San Francisco and

Lance Cpl. Timur Nenaydokh, from San Francisco and an electrician with I Marine Headquarters Group (Forward) engineers, carefully wires a generator at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 19. Nenaydokh is one of... More

An Afghan National Army soldier examines a replica

An Afghan National Army soldier examines a replica

An Afghan National Army soldier examines a replica of an improvised explosive device during the Explosive Hazard Reduction Course. A class of ANA soldiers began the EHRC held at the Joint Security Academy South... More

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps participating in the joint noncommissioned officer course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, fires a rocket propelled g... More

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215 Corps

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215 Corps

A soldier from the Afghan National Army’s 215 Corps receives his graduation certificate at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 28. The soldiers are graduating from the seco... More

U.S. Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, commander, U.S. Central

U.S. Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, commander, U.S. Central

U.S. Marine Gen. James N. Mattis, commander, U.S. Central Command, takes a photo with Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commanding general, Regional Command Southwest, aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 29. M... More

An Afghan soldier scans the ground for an improvised

An Afghan soldier scans the ground for an improvised

An Afghan soldier scans the ground for an improvised explosive device during IED search training. In the continuing effort to rid Afghanistan of IEDs, Afghan National Army soldiers recently completed the initi... More

Marines of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance battalion

Marines of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance battalion

Marines of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance battalion recently conducted Operation Steel Dawn II in Barham Chah. Steel Dawn II was a clearing operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Students enrolled in the Joint Non-commissioned Officer

Students enrolled in the Joint Non-commissioned Officer

Students enrolled in the Joint Non-commissioned Officer Course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest dismount from their vehicles during mounted patrolling training. Afghan small-unit leaders recently added ... More

A soldier from the engineer tollay from the Afghan

A soldier from the engineer tollay from the Afghan

A soldier from the engineer tollay from the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps hammers a nail into the frame of one of the wooden buildings being built at the new patrol base in Nahr-e Saraj, Nov. 7. The soldie... More

British soldiers from 1st Battalion, Irish Guards,

British soldiers from 1st Battalion, Irish Guards,

British soldiers from 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, Brigade Advisory Group, patrol alongside soldiers from the Afghan National Army's 3rd Brigade, 215th Corps, at the end of operation "Omid Char," hope four, to ... More

Ayla Brown, a country music artist, met with Marines

Ayla Brown, a country music artist, met with Marines

Ayla Brown, a country music artist, met with Marines and sailors wounded in action during a visit to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 13. Brown handed out signed pictures and spent some time talking to the ... More

Outback Steakhouse’s volunteers helped grill up more

Outback Steakhouse’s volunteers helped grill up more

Outback Steakhouse’s volunteers helped grill up more than 4,000 steaks at Camp Leatherneck’s Dining Facility 5, during Operation Feeding Freedom, Nov. 15. Overall, OSI Restaurant Partners LLC delivered more tha... More

Wali, master of ceremonies speaks to a diverse crowd

Wali, master of ceremonies speaks to a diverse crowd

Wali, master of ceremonies speaks to a diverse crowd of Americans, Afghans and Bahrainians during the first day of the Eid Ul-Adha festival aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 16. Eid Ul-Adha, a Muslim h... More

CSE entertainers visit Camp Leatherneck

CSE entertainers visit Camp Leatherneck

Performers with Combined Services Entertainment visit Marines at Camp Leatherneck with 3rd Marine Air Wing during part of a regular tour to forward deployed locations worldwide Nov. 17. The CSE performers will ... More

Senator McCain explores Nawa, Nov. 11, with an entourage

Senator McCain explores Nawa, Nov. 11, with an entourage

Senator McCain explores Nawa, Nov. 11, with an entourage of Marines throughout Regional Command Southwest, including Col. David Furness, the commanding officer or Regimental Combat Team 1, who appears behind an... More

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone commander, talks during an ABP conference. ABP and coalition forces leadership met to discuss the development of the new 6th Zone at the ABP conference at Cam... More

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone

Col. Sultan Mahmood, 6th Afghan Border Police Zone commander, talks during an ABP conference. ABP and coalition forces leadership met to discuss the development of the new 6th Zone at the ABP conference at Camp... More

ANA general briefs press during Afghan Media Tour

ANA general briefs press during Afghan Media Tour

Brig. Gen. Sayed Malouk, commanding officer, 215th Afghan National Army, speaks with Afghan journalists aboard Camp Shora Bak, Afghanistan, Nov. 23. Malouk spoke about Nimroz and Helmand province security, ANA ... More

Marine general engages Afghan media

Marine general engages Afghan media

Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commanding general, Regional Command Southwest, speaks to Afghan journalists aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Nov. 23. Mills discussed economic progress, security and Afghan nat... More

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A2 Abrams main battle tank is

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A2 Abrams main battle tank is

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A2 Abrams main battle tank is offloaded aboard Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Nov. 25. The Marine tank was flown in country on-board a U.S Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III and marks the ... More

Sgt. Abdul Ghafar, an Afghan National Army medic with

Sgt. Abdul Ghafar, an Afghan National Army medic with

Sgt. Abdul Ghafar, an Afghan National Army medic with the 215th Corps’ 1st Kandak, treats an injured patient at Forward Operating Base Shawqat, Nad-E-Ali, Afghanistan Nov. 27. Royal Army medical personnel worki... More

Denmark top leadership visits Leatherneck

Denmark top leadership visits Leatherneck

Lene Espersen, Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs (far left), Gitte Lillelund Bech, Danish Minister of Defense (second from left) discuss topics on Afghanistan with Maj. Gen. Richard Mills, commanding general, ... More

An Afghan National Army soldier carefully traces hidden

An Afghan National Army soldier carefully traces hidden

An Afghan National Army soldier carefully traces hidden command wire to its explosive source during a training exercise. ANA engineers are utilizing their downtime after Eid to refresh their counter-improvised ... More

An honor guard with the Afghan National Army 215th

An honor guard with the Afghan National Army 215th

An honor guard with the Afghan National Army 215th Corps stands at attention during the opening ceremony before a conference. Afghan and coalition forces leadership gathered to discuss the progress made in Helm... More

A total of 17 Afghan contractors listen to a training

A total of 17 Afghan contractors listen to a training

A total of 17 Afghan contractors listen to a training session at the Helmand Police Training Center, to learn how to properly bid on U.S. construction projects, Dec. 1. The contractors, all from the Lashkar Gah... More

Marines from 3rd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment play

Marines from 3rd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment play

Marines from 3rd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment play a game of volleyball against the Bahraini Special Security Forces in the volleyball tournament that took place at Camp Shora Bak, Afghanistan Dec. 5. The tou... More

Two Afghan National Police recruits take notes during

Two Afghan National Police recruits take notes during

Two Afghan National Police recruits take notes during a literacy class. Afghan police recruits currently undergoing basic training are not only building fundamental tactical skills, but they're also improving ... More

Lt. Col. Michael Geffroy, Regional Command Southwest

Lt. Col. Michael Geffroy, Regional Command Southwest

Lt. Col. Michael Geffroy, Regional Command Southwest Stability Operations Governance officer in charge, observes as the explosive ordnance disposal team from Task Force Paladin Southwest gently place unexploded... More

Sergeant Troy Garza, then a fire team leader with 3rd

Sergeant Troy Garza, then a fire team leader with 3rd

Sergeant Troy Garza, then a fire team leader with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, talks to an Afghan child during his first deployment to Sangin, Afghanistan, during 2010. During his first deployment in San... More

Afghan National Police recruits training at the Joint

Afghan National Police recruits training at the Joint

Afghan National Police recruits training at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, participated in the practical application of a foot patrol class, Dec. 12. During the foot patrol... More

Lt. Col. Lawrence J. Kaifesh, 3rd Battalion 25th Marine

Lt. Col. Lawrence J. Kaifesh, 3rd Battalion 25th Marine

Lt. Col. Lawrence J. Kaifesh, 3rd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment commanding officer, speaks during a transfer of authority ceremony here, Dec. 15 where SSFC 2 transferred its authority over to SSFC 3. Kaifesh p... More

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen, Chairmen of the Joint

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen, Chairmen of the Joint

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen, Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits Bastion Airfield during a USO tour, Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Dec. 16, 2010. Lance Armstrong and Robin Williams were among t... More

Coalition, Afghan leaders begin ANSF transition process

Coalition, Afghan leaders begin ANSF transition process

(From Left) Maj. Gen. Richard Mills, Regional Command Southwest commander, Brig. Gen. Farouk, Afghan National Army 215th Corps deputy commander, Brig. George Norton, RC(SW) deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Moha... More

Mark Wahlberg visits coalition forces aboard Camp

Mark Wahlberg visits coalition forces aboard Camp

Mark Wahlberg visits coalition forces aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan Dec. 19, 2010. During his visit, Wahlberg premiered his new movie, "The Fighter" as well as signing autographs and ha... More

Cpl. Jon P. Anderson, from Mayo, Fla. and maintenance

Cpl. Jon P. Anderson, from Mayo, Fla. and maintenance

Cpl. Jon P. Anderson, from Mayo, Fla. and maintenance chief with Regimental Combat Team 2, motor transport, detachment 1, helps decorate a Christmas tree at his workplace, Dec. 21 at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanist... More

Franklin and Marshall graduate paves way for new life in Afghanistan

Franklin and Marshall graduate paves way for new life in Afghanistan

Paul Amato, a 1984 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, speaks with District Governor Naimatullah of Musa Qa'lah during a recent shura, or meeting, in northern Helmand province. Amato, a reserve Marine co... More

An Afghan National Army soldier learns how to check

An Afghan National Army soldier learns how to check

An Afghan National Army soldier learns how to check for a pulse during the practical application portion of a medical course at the Joint Security Academy Southwest in Afghanistan, Dec. 21. Prior to the practic... More

Afghan returns home to defend country

Afghan returns home to defend country

Mohamed, from Nimroz province, is a recruit in the Afghan Uniform Police at the Joint Security Academy Southwest, here. Mohamed decided to become a police officer because he cares about Afghanistan. He was able... More

Previous

of 170

Next