Staff Sgt. Mathew Schnell, a member of the 814th Multi-Role Bridge Company, out of Fort Polk, La., and native of Louisville, Ky., has his interpreter explain to Afghan National Army soldiers with the National Engineering Brigade, which side of the frame is up and which is down, during steel bridge training on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 11, 2014. These Afghan soldiers were being trained to maintain and care for the bridges coalition forces are leaving behind as the mission in Afghanistan changes.

Fort Polk unit teaches building bridges for a better Afghanistan

Approximately 15 Afghan National Army Soldiers with National Engineering Brigade, and Afghan civilian engineers came to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 9-13, 2014, to gain a better understanding of the bridge technologies coalition forces......READ MORE


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