Afghan children watch U.S. Marines from Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment walk through their village during a security patrol here, Nov. 30. Afghan National Army soldiers and 3/3 Marines met with local elders at a shura and built rapport with local children during the patrol. The Marines of ‚America‚s Battalion‚ will continue to mentor the Afghan National Security Forces as they assume security responsibilities in Garmsir district. Their interoperability is designed to further the expansion of stability, development and legitimate governance of Afghanistan by defeating insurgent forces and helping secure the Afghan people.
111207-M-0000C-004.jpg Photo By: Cpl. Reece Lodder

Dec 7, 2011
Afghan children watch U.S. Marines from Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment walk through their village during a security patrol here, Nov. 30. Afghan National Army soldiers and 3/3 Marines met with local elders at a shura and built rapport with local children during the patrol. The Marines of ‚America‚s Battalion‚ will continue to mentor the Afghan National Security Forces as they assume security responsibilities in Garmsir district. Their interoperability is designed to further the expansion of stability, development and legitimate governance of Afghanistan by defeating insurgent forces and helping secure the Afghan people.


DOWNLOAD PHOTO (1.87 MB)


This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at http://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations.html , which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.



Back to Gallery
1st Marine Division