July 16, 2007
The children get reacquainted with the classmates.
Pfc. Christopher Seigel treats a child with an injured finger.
U.S. Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force 82 provide outer cordon security as Afghan forces expel the Taliban from the area.
Afghan and coalition forces bring humanitarian aid to the children and their families.
Girls attend class along with the boys. Equal opportunity for everyone is encouraged.
Students learn English.
An Afghan Soldier helps to teach during handwriting class.
An Afghan student takes copious notes.
The children are happy to be back at school.
Afghan Soldiers and police bring desks and other items back into the classroom.
Gen. Dan McNeil congratulates U.S. and Afghan Soldiers who made it safe for the children to return to school.