Images: Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers unite in Afghanistan [Image 3 of 9]
Photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Adcock
Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers from Joint Sustainment Command – Afghanistan pause for a group photo during a recent battlefield circulation visit to the 287th Engineer Company stationed at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Paktya province, Afghanistan, on Jan. 26, 2011. (Back row, from left) Sgt. Maj. William P. Hatten, Sgt. 1st Class Marshall L. Davis, Spc. Stephanie E. Jarrett, Master Sgt. Gary P. Akins, Maj. John W. Cochran, Sgt. Maj. John A. Thomas, Col. Craig M. Weaver, Capt. Marty W. Davis, Staff Sgt. James R. Mote, Maj. Dexter T. Thornton. (Front row, from left) Sgt. Brian C. Sumrall, Master Sgt. Felice B. Rubino, Sgt. 1st Class Delton L. Smith, Staff Sgt. Stephanie B. Atkins. The 287th is a Mississippi Army National Guard based out of Lucedale, Miss., and has deployed since May in search of roadside bombs in southeastern Afghanistan.