August 27, 2007
Capt. Christopher Hormel, 1st Lt. Leah Wicks and 2nd Lt. James Hardy, all from the 66th Military Police Company, attend Afghan Independence Day festivities at Torkham Gate.
Although Pakistan achieved independence from Britain in 1947, Pakistanis cross the border at Torkham Gate to help celebrate. Afghan and coalition forces maintained security.
Afghan children participate in the Independence Day ceremonies.
Sgt. Michael Espejo, 66th Military Police Company, provides security during the festivities.