Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Kandahar Airfield

By Sgt. Amanda M. HilsDecember 15, 2011

Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, being escorted by Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, shakes hands with Navy Cpt. Bruce Meneley, Task Force Medical- South and NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital commander, during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. The objective of McHugh's visit was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities. (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, being escorted by Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, shakes hands with Navy Cpt. Bruce Meneley, Task Force Medical- South and NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital commander, during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. The objective of McHugh's visit was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities. (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Amanda M. Hils) VIEW ORIGINAL
Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, stands with four Soldiers from Regional Command (South) headquarters before a dinner on Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. The objective of McHugh's visit was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities. (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils)
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Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, receives a  "Combat Hospital" hat from Navy Cpt. Bruce Meneley, Task Force Medical- South and NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital commander, during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. KAF's Role 3 hospital is subject featured on the Canadian television show "Combat Hospital." (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, receives a "Combat Hospital" hat from Navy Cpt. Bruce Meneley, Task Force Medical- South and NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital commander, during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. KAF's Role 3 hospital is subject featured on the Canadian television show "Combat Hospital." (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Amanda M. Hils) VIEW ORIGINAL
Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, being escorted by Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Keith Staples, Task Force Medical- South and NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital master chief, greets British hospital workers during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. The objective of McHugh's visit was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities. (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils)
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Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, admires the remembrance wall at NATO Role 3 Multinational Hospital during a visit to Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14. The objective of McHugh's visit was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities. (Photo/U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda M. Hils)
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