Images: Operation Enduring Freedom/Shura [Image 42 of 44]
Photo by Sgt. Christopher Hammond
Local elders gather outside the Sha Wali Kot District Center during a tri-district shura in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, May 24. Elders discussed future plans for stabilization of the area north of Sha Wali Kot; an area in which the Taliban currently have a strong influence over.