Golden Gate bridges strategic Afghan crossing
Photo Credit: Col. John Elam, Joint Task Force Empire
Local Afghans come ashore using a ferry as military engineers emplace one of two 17-bay Acrow bridges during Operation Golden Gate, a Regional Command-Southwest combined-joint engineering mission to construct a bridge complex spanning the Helmand River in southwest Afghanistan. The operation design was to improve mobility at the Sabit Qadam Flood Plain Crossing across the Helmand River.
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