3-61 CAV troops visit village elders in Konar

By Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal CompanyJuly 26, 2009

KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Pfc. James Kelley, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, peers around a truck while pulling security on a patrol to Hajiabad in Nishagam village, Afghanistan, July 14. The Soldiers met with the elders to discuss any issues the Afghan citizens in the area are facing and inform them of the proper method for seeking Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Pfc. James Kelley, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, peers around a truck while pulling security on a patrol to Hajiabad in Nishagam village, Afghanistan, July 14. The Soldiers met with the elders to discuss any issues the Afghan citizens in the area are facing and inform them of the proper method for seeking Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) (Photo Credit: Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Siganl Company) VIEW ORIGINAL
KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Sgt. 1st Class Marc Dervaes, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, sits next to Spc. Andrew Ewart after hiking to Hajiabad, Afghanistan, to meet with village elders, July 14. The Soldiers met with the elders to discuss any issues the Afghan citizens in the area are facing and inform them of the proper method for seeking Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company)
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Sgt. 1st Class Marc Dervaes, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, sits next to Spc. Andrew Ewart after hiking to Hajiabad, Afghanistan, to meet with village elders, July 14. The Soldiers met with the elders to discuss any issues the Afghan citizens in the area are facing and inform them of the proper method for seeking Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) (Photo Credit: Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Pfc. James Kelley, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, climbs down a hill on his way back from a patrol in Hajiabad, Afghanistan on July 14. The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Pfc. James Kelley, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, climbs down a hill on his way back from a patrol in Hajiabad, Afghanistan on July 14. The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) (Photo Credit: Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Siganl company) VIEW ORIGINAL
KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Sgt. 1st Class Steve Larocque, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, looks back at Pfc. James Kelley during a patrol in Hajiabad, July 14.  The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company)
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Sgt. 1st Class Steve Larocque, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, looks back at Pfc. James Kelley during a patrol in Hajiabad, July 14. The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) (Photo Credit: Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Marc Dervaes, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, walks past a barn in Hajiabad, Afghanistan, July 14.  The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company)
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Marc Dervaes, Company C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, walks past a barn in Hajiabad, Afghanistan, July 14. The team hiked up to Hajiabad to meet with village elders to discuss any issues the Afghans in the area might be facing and inform them of the proper method to seek Afghan government assistance. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Spc. Evan D. Marcy, 55th Signal Company) VIEW ORIGINAL