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

4 Jul 2012 |

An Afghan National Army soldier with Route Clearance Tolai, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, cleans his 240G medium machine gun after a convoy with U.S. Marines from 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, through southern Helmand province, 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 10 of 10]