Another Take on the Afghan Campaign: Working Stability Operations

This slide show provides a glimpse of US Army operations in support of stability operations in Afghanistan.

Credit: Joint Combat Camera Afghanistan, Combat Outpost Sayed Abad, AF, February 13th, 2010

The first photo shows an Afghan girl speaking with a female U.S. Army soldier from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in the village of Lwar, Wardak province, Afghanistan. One topic that this little girl is speaking about is whether or not she can have an ink pen.

The second photo shows one of the village leaders of the village of Amenkhel speaking with U.S. Army soldiers of TPT 1313 on current issues he is having in the village in Wardak province, Afghanistan.

The third photo shows Afghan children gathering around an Afghan National Police officer while he is on a foot patrol in the village of Amenkhel, Wardak province, Afghanistan.

The fourth photo shows U.S. Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team conducting a dismounted patrol near the village of Lwar, while a group of local children follow along in Wardak province, Afghanistan.

The fifth photo shows Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 1-503rd Infantry Battalion, Alpha Company patrolling the village of Lwar, Wardak province, Afghanistan.

The final photo shows U.S. Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 1-503rd Infantry Battalion, Alpha Company, stoping to analyze the situation and take in the scenery while on a patrol near the village of Lwar, Wardak province, Afghanistan.

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***Posted February 22nd, 2010

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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