CENTCOM CSM visits Regional Command South

By Master Sgt. Tami HillisMarch 4, 2011

A Soldier with 595th Sapper Company, 2nd Engineers Battalion, out of White Sands Missile Range, N.M., explains the capabilities of a mine detector to Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith, command sergeant major for 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), March 2 at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Afghanistan.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier with 595th Sapper Company, 2nd Engineers Battalion, out of White Sands Missile Range, N.M., explains the capabilities of a mine detector to Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith, command sergeant major for 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), March 2 at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Tami Hillis) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2. (Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Tami Hillis) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., poses with an Afghan child during a visit to the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2. (Photo Credit: Photo by Master Sgt. Tami Hillis) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is shown a blown out hotel across the street from the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2. Insurgents recently damaged the hotel with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major Frank A. Grippe, the senior enlisted leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is shown a blown out hotel across the street from the Kandahar City Police Headquarters in Afghanistan March 2. Insurgents recently damaged the hotel with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. (Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Tami Hillis) VIEW ORIGINAL