Images: Operation Thunder Darau [Image 3 of 3]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Marcus Butler
An Afghan national policeman from the Sar Hawza district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, walks up towards a gathering crowd of local Afghans to answer questions they have, Sept. 7, as a U.S. Army Soldier talks with village elders during a joint operations with Paratroopers from 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and Soldiers from Police Mentoring Team. The joint mission in support of Operation Thunder Darau involved the ANSF and International Security Assistance Forces within Paktika, targeting specific individuals and locations to better secure the area for the civilians.
Date Posted:09.23.2009 04:16
Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE SALERNO, AF