Kunar station Opens, Improves Border Security

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Braden Lemaster, officer-in-charge of the Jalalabad Office of the Afghanistan Engineer District, of Sacremento, Calif., cuts the ribbon officially opening the Khas Kunar II Afghan Border Patrol Station in Khas Kunar District, Afghanistan, June 4. The station will house 93 border patrol officers and is expected to enhance security along the Pakistan border. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chuck Walker)

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Paktika Patrol

U.S. Army Sgt. Richard Toon provides security atop a mountain during Operation Oqab Behar VI in Paktika province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2011. Toon is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company D, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. The mission provided security along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.U.S. Army photo by Spc. George N. Hunt.

Task Force Steel Soldiers Increase Patrols In Nangarhar

Soldiers assigned to Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Steel, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Bronco, stop in a village close to the Pakistan border to talk with locals about security concerns or problems in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, May 20. The soldiers said they believe the increased patrols in the area will improve overall security for villagers living there. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mark Burrell.

Somali Pirates Apprehended, Pakistani Crew Members Released

SOMALIA (May 3, 2011) Members of a visit, board, search and seizure team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) apprehended 7 Somali pirates and released 15 Pakistani crew members . The Pakistani master of the vessel claimed to have been pirated and used as a mother ship for more than six months. The boarding team found seven loaded AK47 assault rifles, two rocket-propelled grenade launchers, seven projectiles, and several ammunition canisters, ladders and grappling hooks. The boarding team disposed of the pirate paraphernalia and weapons. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Intelligence Specialist Deshonia Wesley/Released)

Currahee, ANSF Soldiers Push Forward Through All Obstacles

Soldiers from Dog Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Currahee, climb mountainous terrain March 28 during an operation to clear key terrain near the Afghanistan and Pakistan border to deny insurgents freedom of movement across the border. Courtesy Photo.

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Somali Pirates Apprehended, Pakistani Crew Members Released

SOMALIA (May 3, 2011) Members of a visit, board, search and seizure team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) apprehended 7 Somali pirates and released 15 Pakistani crew members . The Pakistani master of the vessel claimed to have been pirated and used as a mother ship for more than six months. The boarding team found seven loaded AK47 assault rifles, two rocket-propelled grenade launchers, seven projectiles, and several ammunition canisters, ladders and grappling hooks. The boarding team disposed of the pirate paraphernalia and weapons. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Intelligence Specialist Deshonia Wesley/Released)

Afghanistan, Pakistan, ISAF Forces Meet To Foster Border Relations

Pakistani Army Brig. Gen. Asad Shahzada (second from right) Pishin Scouts and Frontier Corps zone commander, gestures as he talks to liaisons from the Afghan National Security Forces and International Security Assistance Force officials at the Joint Border Coordination Center on Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak. The trilateral meeting covered topics ranging from fighting terrorist activities and improving information sharing to upgrading roads. Photo by Sgt. Richard Andrade

Contingency Response Wing Returns From Pakistan Relief Mission

Two members of the 621st Contingency Response Element wait with forklifts for the arrival of another aid aircraft. The CRE team was responsible for palletizing and loading more than 20 million pounds of cargo for the people of Pakistan after devastating floods left millions of people homeless and more than 2000 dead. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Shawn Underwood)

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Falcon Air Meet 2010

Pakistani contingent members discuss flight plans Nov. 2, 2010, after wrapping up Falcon Air Meet 2010 ceremonies in Azraq, Jordan. The air forces of Pakistan, Jordan, the U.S. and United Arab Emirates competed in the annual two week event in Jordan hosted by the Royal Jordanian Air Force. The overall winners of the competition were the members of the Royal Jordanian Air Force team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Black)

Waving To Marines

Pakistani flood victims wave to U.S. Marines delivering relief supplies to Saleem Khan Bulubi, Pakistan, Nov. 3, 2010. The Pakistan military and U.S. Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit have been flying CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters to isolated locations in Sindh province since early September, and have transported more than 3.9 million pounds of supplies to 150 locations. Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Bryce Piper.

USS Peleliu, 15th MEU Conclude Pakistan Relief Operations

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2010) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 165 (Reinforced) land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5). Four helicopters from HMM-165 spent ten weeks in Pakistan assisting in humanitarian relief efforts after severe flooding. Peleliu is the command platform for the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ian Campbell/Released)

Chinook Cargo

A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivers food and supplies to Pakistani residents affected by the floods in the Khoistan region of Pakistan, Oct. 28, 2010. To date, the U.S. military has delivered 20 million pounds of relief supplies and completed 26,000 humanitarian airlifts. The helicopter is assigned to the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade.photo by Sgt. Jason Bushong

Pakistan Airlift Missions

Airmen with the Contingency Response Element and the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron load pallets of flour into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Sept. 24, 2010 at Pakistan Air Force Base Chaklala, Pakistan. The Airmen flew supply missions to northern Pakistan and displaced persons to Chaklala Air Force Base. The CRE Airmen are deployed from the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin)

Khoistan Stream Crossing

 

Two Pakistani men rush across a stream to load bags of food onto a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during relief operations in the Khoistan region, Pakistan, Oct. 12, 2010. The Ch-47 crew is assigned to the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, which is assisting victims of flooded areas. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jason Busho

 

One Man’s Relief

 

A Pakistani man carries a sack in a flood-affected area of Pano Aqil province, Pakistan, Oct. 12, 2010. U.S. Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and to the Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 266, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, assisted Pakistan soldiers with humanitarian assistance operations. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Jhonson Simeon

 

Pano Aqil Children

 

Pakistani children wait for relief in a flood-affected area of Pano Aqil province, Pakistan, Oct. 11, 2010. U.S. Marines assigned to the 15th and 26th Marine expeditionary units have delivered relief to the area. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Jhonson Simeon

 

Pakistan Relief Focus Shifts From Air To Ground

 

A C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., prepares for takeoff at the Skardu Airport in Pakistan Oct. 3, 2010, after offloading four pallets of flood relief supplies. The mission was one of the last fixed-wing operations supporting flood relief operations. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy Kin

 

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