Afghan soldiers, Marines partner on route clearance missions [Image 8 of 10]

4 Jul 2012 |

Afghan children watch Afghan National Army soldiers with Route Clearance Tolai, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps patrol with U.S. Marines from Echo Company, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion here, June 27, 2012. As Afghan forces across southern Helmand have taken the lead in security operations, the advisor mission of Marines like those with 1st CEB has become increasingly important.
Afghan soldiers, Marines partner on route clearance missions [Image 8 of 10]