• U.S. Army Pfc. Cory Tinsley, of Sweet Water, Ala., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and coalition forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    U.S. Army Pfc. Cory Tinsley, of Sweet Water, Ala., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Russell Lombard, of Albuquerque, N.M., an assistant gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Russell Lombard, of Albuquerque, N.M., an assistant gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Jackson, of Kingston, Penn., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Jackson, of Kingston, Penn., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Cory Tinsley, of Sweet Water, Ala., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Cory Tinsley, of Sweet Water, Ala., a dismounted member of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Drake Rivas, of San Antonio, Texas, a section sergeant with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, bumps fists with a local Afghan boy during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Drake Rivas, of San Antonio, Texas, a section sergeant with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, bumps fists with a local Afghan boy...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Capt. Steven Pyles, of Fort Washington, Md., the commander of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks with local children during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Capt. Steven Pyles, of Fort Washington, Md., the commander of Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks with local children during a...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cross a ridge during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cross a ridge during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Richard Martinez, of El Paso, Texas, a dismounted gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Pfc. Richard Martinez, of El Paso, Texas, a dismounted gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security during a reconnaissance...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Cook, of Tulsa, Okla., a squad leader with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, takes a breather during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Cook, of Tulsa, Okla., a squad leader with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, takes a breather during a reconnaissance mission in a...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Sgt. Larry Washington, of Passaic, N.J., a mounted gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, keeps an eye on his truck's sector of fire during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Sgt. Larry Washington, of Passaic, N.J., a mounted gunner with Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, keeps an eye on his truck's sector of fire...

  • NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers from Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, huddle up for a pep talk prior to a reconnaissance mission outside Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2013. The purpose of the mission was to encourage communication between the local community and Coalition Forces in order to thwart enemy operations. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    Troop C rubs elbows with locals to thwart enemies

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers from Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, huddle up for a pep talk prior to a reconnaissance mission outside Forward Operating Base...

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