RG-31 armor equiping

By U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentApril 18, 2011

110413-F-AU128-022-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts connected to L-Rod Bar Armor on an RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-022-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts connected to L-Rod Bar Armor on an RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-045-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester and Sgt. Yarovis Pina, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to an RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-045-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester and Sgt. Yarovis Pina, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to an RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-111-- U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sleeth (lower left), Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Scott (top), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-111-- U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sleeth (lower left), Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Scott (top), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-123-- U.S. Army Spc. Brian Graves and Staff Sgt. Robert Scott, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-123-- U.S. Army Spc. Brian Graves and Staff Sgt. Robert Scott, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-184-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
5 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-184-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-189-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
6 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-189-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-193-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
7 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-193-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-217-- U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sleeth , Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Pfc. Kenneth Forester from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
8 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-217-- U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sleeth , Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Pfc. Kenneth Forester from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-234-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Spc. Michael Sleeth, Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-234-- U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Forester, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Spc. Michael Sleeth, Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-289-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Spc. Michael Sleeth, Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
10 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-289-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, and Spc. Michael Sleeth, Forward Support Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, both from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-364-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski (top) and Pfc. Brandon Lent, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
11 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-364-- U.S. Army Spc. John Kaczynski (top) and Pfc. Brandon Lent, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, connect L-Rod Bar Armor to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
110413-F-AU128-380-- U.S. Army Pfc. Brandon Lent, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 110413-F-AU128-380-- U.S. Army Pfc. Brandon Lent, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood, Texas, tightens bolts onto L-Rod Bar Armor connected to a RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 13, 2011. The bolts were tightened to prepare the RG-31 vehicle for future route clearing missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen D. Schester, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL