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

A convoy led by the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, makes its way through Kabul May 23. The unit was completing a 400-mile convoy from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior and back as security for more than a dozen Afghan-owned cargo trucks, taking 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 1 of 7], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.23.2012

Date Posted:05.28.2012 00:56

Photo ID:589070

VIRIN:120523-A-ZU930-012

Resolution:2700x1800

Size:1.07 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 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles belonging to the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, line up for a convoy from Forward Operating Base Warrior to FOB Ghazni May 22. The unit was the combat escort for 16 host nation vehicles on the convoy, which lasted four nights and took them 400 miles, from Bagram Air Field to FOB Warrior and back 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.
  • U.S. Army Spc. Denise Sonnier, from Crowley, La., a gunner who is serving with the Louisiana National Guard's 1086th Transportation Company, Task Force Muleskinner, studies the screen of her remotely operated weapons system in her Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle as it travels down one of Afghanistan's most dangerous roads, Highway 1, May 19. The unit was on a five-day, 400-mile convoy from Bagram Air Field to Forward Operating Base Warrior as security for more than a dozen Afghan-owned cargo trucks.

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

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