Life of an Afghan soldier




Shreen Mohammad smokes during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul March 28, 2012. A landmark NATO summit in Chicago endorsed an exit strategy that calls for handing control of Afghanistan to its own security forces by the middle of next year but left questions unanswered about how to prevent a slide into chaos and a Taliban resurgence after allied troops are gone. 



Shreen Mohammad (R) practices first aid during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul



Afghan National Army soldiers practice hand to hand combat during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul



Shreen Mohammad wears his boots during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) 



Shreen Mohammad (R) eats a meal with other Afghan National Army recruits at the Kabul 



Shreen Mohammad (C) waits with other recruits during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul 


Shreen Mohammad takes part in a military exercise at the Kabul


The rifles of Afghan National Army soldiers rest on helmets during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul April 18, 2012.



An Afghan boy pushes a wheelbarrow next to U.S. Army soldiers of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division who are securing an area during a joint patrol with the Afghan Army in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan 


U.S. Army soldiers of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division run after a joint patrol with the Afghan Army in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan May 23, 2012. The 2nd squad of 3rd platoon has a tradition to run up hill in a full gear after completing their mission. 


An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier (R) and U.S. soldier of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division and walk past Afghan children in a tunnel during a joint patrol in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan May 23, 


Afghan National Army soldiers march during the graduation ceremony which marks the completion of nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012. A landmark NATO summit in Chicago endorsed an exit strategy that calls for handing control of Afghanistan to its own security forces by the middle of next year but left questions unanswered about how to prevent a slide into chaos and a Taliban resurgence after allied troops are gone. Picture taken May 10, 2012.




Shreen Mohammad (C) attends his graduation ceremony after completing nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012


Shreen Mohammad shows his certificate during the graduation ceremony which marks the completion of nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012


source: Reuters 

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Monday, May 28, 2012

Life of an Afghan soldier



Shreen Mohammad smokes during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul March 28, 2012. A landmark NATO summit in Chicago endorsed an exit strategy that calls for handing control of Afghanistan to its own security forces by the middle of next year but left questions unanswered about how to prevent a slide into chaos and a Taliban resurgence after allied troops are gone. 



Shreen Mohammad (R) practices first aid during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul



Afghan National Army soldiers practice hand to hand combat during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul



Shreen Mohammad wears his boots during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) 



Shreen Mohammad (R) eats a meal with other Afghan National Army recruits at the Kabul 



Shreen Mohammad (C) waits with other recruits during nine weeks of army training at the Kabul 


Shreen Mohammad takes part in a military exercise at the Kabul


The rifles of Afghan National Army soldiers rest on helmets during a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul April 18, 2012.



An Afghan boy pushes a wheelbarrow next to U.S. Army soldiers of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division who are securing an area during a joint patrol with the Afghan Army in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan 


U.S. Army soldiers of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division run after a joint patrol with the Afghan Army in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan May 23, 2012. The 2nd squad of 3rd platoon has a tradition to run up hill in a full gear after completing their mission. 


An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier (R) and U.S. soldier of the Battle company, 1-508 Parachute Infantry battalion, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division and walk past Afghan children in a tunnel during a joint patrol in the town of Senjaray, Zahri district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan May 23, 


Afghan National Army soldiers march during the graduation ceremony which marks the completion of nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012. A landmark NATO summit in Chicago endorsed an exit strategy that calls for handing control of Afghanistan to its own security forces by the middle of next year but left questions unanswered about how to prevent a slide into chaos and a Taliban resurgence after allied troops are gone. Picture taken May 10, 2012.




Shreen Mohammad (C) attends his graduation ceremony after completing nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012


Shreen Mohammad shows his certificate during the graduation ceremony which marks the completion of nine weeks of training at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul May 10, 2012


source: Reuters 

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