Canadian foot patrol in Panjwai'i

By Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentOctober 15, 2010

An Afghan child moves his cow across a field next to where Canadian elements, the Afghan National Army, and Afghan National Police are located. The 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, conducted a partnered cordon and search mission in the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP to hand over security to the Afghan forces
1 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Afghan child moves his cow across a field next to where Canadian elements, the Afghan National Army, and Afghan National Police are located. The 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, conducted a partnered cordon and search mission in the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP to hand over security to the Afghan forces (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian soldier uses an interpreter to translate instructions to the Afghan National Army soldiers on how to properly search a home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces.
2 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian soldier uses an interpreter to translate instructions to the Afghan National Army soldiers on how to properly search a home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian soldier keeps watch as another Canadian soldier instructs the Afghan National Police officers before entering a compound. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and ANP took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces.
3 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian soldier keeps watch as another Canadian soldier instructs the Afghan National Police officers before entering a compound. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and ANP took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Two Canadian soldiers confer with one another before entering a compound Oct.7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered cordon and search dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
4 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Two Canadian soldiers confer with one another before entering a compound Oct.7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered cordon and search dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian soldier and an Afghan National Army soldier guard an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejat Oct.7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan people.
5 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian soldier and an Afghan National Army soldier guard an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejat Oct.7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan people. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A soldier from the Afghan National Army searches young men attempting to pass their patrol Oct 7. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
6 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A soldier from the Afghan National Army searches young men attempting to pass their patrol Oct 7. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian Soldier (left) looks through binoculars after hearing an explosion Oct. 7. An Afghan National Army soldier guards the observation point with him. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, various elements of the battle group, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand the security back to the Afghan people
7 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian Soldier (left) looks through binoculars after hearing an explosion Oct. 7. An Afghan National Army soldier guards the observation point with him. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, various elements of the battle group, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand the security back to the Afghan people (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Afghan National Army soldier (left) looks through binoculars in the direction where an explosion was heard Oct. 7. Afghan National Army soldiers partner with Canadian Soldiers to secure an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejat. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand the security back to the Afghan people.
8 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Afghan National Army soldier (left) looks through binoculars in the direction where an explosion was heard Oct. 7. Afghan National Army soldiers partner with Canadian Soldiers to secure an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejat. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand the security back to the Afghan people. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, along with 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment conducted a partnered cordon and search mission on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
9 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, along with 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment conducted a partnered cordon and search mission on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian soldier uses an explosive detection kit to test the fingers and feet of two men outside of their home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai' District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
10 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian soldier uses an explosive detection kit to test the fingers and feet of two men outside of their home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai' District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Canadian Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
11 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Canadian Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Canadian Pvt. Andrew Stewart uses a pick axe on the ground before changing a tire on an armored vehicle before returning from a resupply mission. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered cordon and search dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces
12 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Canadian Pvt. Andrew Stewart uses a pick axe on the ground before changing a tire on an armored vehicle before returning from a resupply mission. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered cordon and search dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Canadian soldiers take a break during a cordon and search dismounted patrol Oct. 7. Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police together with soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group, conduct partnered dismounted patrols, and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over the security to the Afghan forces.
13 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Canadian soldiers take a break during a cordon and search dismounted patrol Oct. 7. Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police together with soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group, conduct partnered dismounted patrols, and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over the security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Afghan National Army soldier guards an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejaf Oct. 7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces
14 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Afghan National Army soldier guards an observation point outside Combat Outpost Nejaf Oct. 7. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and various elements of the battle group along with ANA and Afghan National Police, conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Afghan child looks at a Canadian Soldier as Afghan National Army soldiers and Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment conduct a cordon search mission. ANA and Afghan National Police conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
15 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Afghan child looks at a Canadian Soldier as Afghan National Army soldiers and Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment conduct a cordon search mission. ANA and Afghan National Police conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Afghan children talk to an Afghan soldier before elements of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Canadian Soldiers conduct a cordon search mission. Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, ANA and ANP conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
16 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Afghan children talk to an Afghan soldier before elements of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Canadian Soldiers conduct a cordon search mission. Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, ANA and ANP conduct partnered dismounted patrols and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
Canadian soldiers talk to one another before elements of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Canadian soldiers conduct a cordon search mission on a compound. Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, ANA and ANP conduct partnered dismounted patrols, and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces.
17 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Canadian soldiers talk to one another before elements of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Canadian soldiers conduct a cordon search mission on a compound. Canadian elements of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, ANA and ANP conduct partnered dismounted patrols, and cordon and search missions on a regular basis around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province. Ultimately, the priority for ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA, and ANP, and hand over security to the Afghan forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Canadian soldier uses an explosive detection kit to test the foot of a man for explosive residue outside of his home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces.
18 / 18 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Canadian soldier uses an explosive detection kit to test the foot of a man for explosive residue outside of his home. Canadian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, along with Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, took part in a partnered dismounted patrol around the Panjwai'i District in Kandahar province Oct. 7. Ultimately, the priority of ISAF (International Security Assistance Forces) is to build up the ANA and ANP and hand over security to the Afghan security forces. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD) VIEW ORIGINAL