Photo Credit: Sgt. Spencer Case, 304th Public Affairs Detachment
PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Rep. Gene Taylor, who represents the 4th District of Mississippi in the U.S. Congress, shakes the hand of U.S. Army Sgt. Jameel Allen, a noncommissioned officer with the 287th Engineer Co. who hails from Hattiesburg, Miss. Taylor was one of five members of the House Armed Services Committee who visited troops at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Aug. 2, 2010.