Alaska paratroopers patrol Afghanistan

By Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson (4-25th ABCT PAO)February 28, 2012

An elder in the village of Narizah greets paratroopers of 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Division, Task Force Blue Geronimo, as they conduct a security patrol in the Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An elder in the village of Narizah greets paratroopers of 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Division, Task Force Blue Geronimo, as they conduct a security patrol in the Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson (425th ABCT PAO)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Price, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, conducts security checks near the village of Narizah in Afghanistan's Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Jonathan Price, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, conducts security checks near the village of Narizah in Afghanistan's Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson (425th ABCT PAO)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Price, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, conducts security checks near the village of Narizah in Afghanistan's Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Jonathan Price, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Company, conducts security checks near the village of Narizah in Afghanistan's Tani district, Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson) VIEW ORIGINAL
Second Lt. Phil Diaz (right), 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Platoon leader from Buffalo, N.Y.; an interpreter and an Afghan national policeman talk to an elder near the village of Narizah, in the Tani district Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Second Lt. Phil Diaz (right), 3rd Platoon, Blackfoot Platoon leader from Buffalo, N.Y.; an interpreter and an Afghan national policeman talk to an elder near the village of Narizah, in the Tani district Feb. 10. The 1-501st, based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is serving in Afghanistan as part of Task Force Spartan. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson (425th ABCT PAO)) VIEW ORIGINAL