• A Soldier with 595th Sapper Company, 2nd Engineers Battalion, out of White Sands Missile Range, N.M., explains the capabilities of a mine detector to Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith, command sergeant major for 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), March 2 at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Afghanistan.

    CSM Gruppe gets demonstration on mine detector

    A Soldier with 595th Sapper Company, 2nd Engineers Battalion, out of White Sands Missile Range, N.M., explains the capabilities of a mine detector to Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central...

  • Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.

    CSM Grippe poses with an Afghan child

    Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.

  • Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.

    CSM Grippe looks at at an Afghan child

    Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.

  • Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is shown a blown out hotel across the street from the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2. Insurgents recently damaged the hotel with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

    CSM Grippe looks at blown out hotel

    Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is shown a blown out hotel across the street from the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan...

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