Photos of 863rd Engineering Battalion and Purple Heart Ceremony

By Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)March 28, 2011

110324-N-IA881-001 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Army Spc. Prince Nagbe, of the 809th Engineering Company, 863rd Engineering Battalion, is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Crandall, Commanding General, 416th Engineering Command. Nagbe sustained injuries during an improvised explosive device explosion during a route clearance patrol while deployed to Afghanistan as part of Task Force OVERLORD. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110324-N-IA881-001 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Army Spc. Prince Nagbe, of the 809th Engineering Company, 863rd Engineering Battalion, is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Crandall, Commanding General, 416th Engineering Command. Nagbe sustained injuries during an improvised explosive device explosion during a route clearance patrol while deployed to Afghanistan as part of Task Force OVERLORD. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED (Photo Credit: Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL
110324-N-IA881-005 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Army Spc. Brian P. Lewis, of the 809th Engineering Company, 863rd Engineering Battalion, is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Crandall, Commanding General, 416th Engineering Command. Lewis sustained injuries during an improvised explosive device explosion during a route clearance patrol while deployed to Afghanistan as part of Task Force OVERLORD. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110324-N-IA881-005 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Army Spc. Brian P. Lewis, of the 809th Engineering Company, 863rd Engineering Battalion, is awarded the Purple Heart medal by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Crandall, Commanding General, 416th Engineering Command. Lewis sustained injuries during an improvised explosive device explosion during a route clearance patrol while deployed to Afghanistan as part of Task Force OVERLORD. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED (Photo Credit: Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KAHDAHAR, Afghanistan - Army Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Dvorak shows Brig. Gen. Tim E. Orr, adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard, some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Orr's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KAHDAHAR, Afghanistan - Army Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Dvorak shows Brig. Gen. Tim E. Orr, adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard, some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Orr's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED (Photo Credit: Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Dvorak shows Brig. Gen. Tim E. Orr, adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Orr's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Dvorak shows Brig. Gen. Tim E. Orr, adjutant general of the Iowa National Guard some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Orr's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Army Spc. Matthew Bissen shows Command Sgt. Maj. Larry Zimmerman, South Dakota National Guard State command sergeant major, some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Zimmerman's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Army Spc. Matthew Bissen shows Command Sgt. Maj. Larry Zimmerman, South Dakota National Guard State command sergeant major, some of the 809th Engineering Company's route clearance vehicles during Zimmerman's visit to Kandahar. The 809th is one of the primary route clearing companies under the 863rd Engineering Battalion, currently deployed to Afghanistan with Task Force Overlord. Task Force Overlord, under the leadership of the 25th Naval Construction Regiment, is responsible for command and control of construction engineering and engineering support throughout southern and western Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott B. Boyle. RELEASED (Photo Credit: Mr. Scott B Boyle (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL