Photo Credit: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard Simonsen
Capt. Garrett Gingrich (2nd from left), the commander of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, and a member of the Afghan National Security Forces, speak with Mehirulla Muslim (2nd from right), the Nurgaram district sub-governor, in the Nurgaram district of Nuristan province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 21, 2011. Gingrich represented Forward Operating Base Kalagush during a grand opening ceremony for a completed solar panel project. The project, which will supply village schools with 15 kilowatts of power and electricity, was sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team.