An Afghan soldier with the 3-1/205 Afghan National Army stands in a doorway of a compound with his weapon, while waiting for the rest of his team to move out, Feb. 5, 2010, Southern Afghanistan. Canadian Forces 3rd KANDAK 1/205 Corps and the U.S. Army Charlie Company 2508 Task Force Fury worked together mentoring the 3-1/205 Afghan National Army for a successful execution of Operation Mesmar. The mission objective was to clear several villages and fruit orchards in the southern most half of Terot Kulacha in search of IED’s, weapons caches and illegal drugs.
Photo by Kenny Holston of the United States of America.
Contest entry C0067.