Images: Civil Assistance Missions Helps Villagers in Paktya Province [Image 2 of 4]
Photo by Airman 1st Class Laura Goodgame
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Thacker, a Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team member, shakes hands with local children while on patrol during a combined force civil assistance mission to pass out school supplies in Paktia province, Afghanistan, March 15. Thacker is assigned to the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery, Fort Lewis, Wash.