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Transportation Company controls the night on one of Afghanistan’s most dangerous roads

U.S. Army soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, share a moment of prayer before rolling out on a mission from Bagram Air Field May 19. The unit was about to embark on a 400-mile, round-trip convoy from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior as security for more than a dozen Afghan-owned cargo trucks down one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1.



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This work, Transportation Company controls the night on one of Afghanistan’s most dangerous roads [Image 3 of 7], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.19.2012

Date Posted:05.28.2012 00:56

Photo ID:589068

VIRIN:120519-A-ZU930-010

Resolution:2700x1793

Size:1.51 MB

Location:PARWAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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  • U.S. Army Spc. Robin Morgan, a native of Pine Prairie, La., who is serving as a gunner for the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, takes a souvenir photo of a friend before rolling out on a convoy to Bagram Air Field May 23. The 1086th was finishing up a five-day, 400-mile mission from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior and back on one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1.
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ramon Wade, a native of Newllano, La., who is serving as a convoy commander for the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, gives a pre-mission brief to his soldiers on Bagram Air Field May 20. The unit was about to embark on a 400-mile round-trip convoy from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior on one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1.
  • U.S. Army Spc. Austin Fontenot, of Port Barre, La., a gunner with the 1086th Transportation Company, Louisiana Army National Guard, Task Force Muleskinner, feeds rounds of linked ammunition into place in the gunner's nest of a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle May 18 in preparation for a five-day convoy from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior south down one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1.
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Transportation Company controls the night on one of Afghanistan’s most dangerous roads

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