TF Currahee Celebrates U.S. Army’s 236th B-Day With Barbecue

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan

U.S. Army Soldiers from the Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, at Foward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan, celebrated the United States Army’s 236th Birthday June 14, with a barbecue.

Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Christina Sinders.

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ANSF, Red Currahee Reapers Overcome Terrain Challenges, Open Gwashta Pass

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers from “Reapers”, the Mortar Platoon, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Red Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, TF Currahee, clear a cave and secure the area where they will provide indirect fire support during Operation Red Storm. The operation cleared the Gwashta Pass in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, May 23-28 enabling the first convoy from Forward Operating Base Waza Khwah to FOB Sharana in more than two years. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Graham, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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ANSF, Task Force Iron Soldiers Hunt Down, Capture Elusive Taliban Commander

Two rockets sit hidden in a stand of trees, poised to strike Forward Operating Base Sharana. The rockets were fortunately discovered and destroyed recently, and the man responsible, Taliban commander Attullah, was captured in a joint air-assault operation involving soldiers from Task Force Iron and Afghan security forces. Courtesy Photo: Combined Joint Task Force 101.

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Camel Watch

A camel sits as U.S. Army soldiers patrol through Tomanay village in West Paktika province, Afghanistan, Aug. 27, 2010. The soldiers are scouts assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, based on Forward Operating Base Sharana. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Lorenzo D. Ware

Surprise Telephone Call

AFGHANISTAN (Dec. 24, 2009) Petty Officer 3rd Class Luis Tun-Ake receives a surprise telephone call from President Barack Obama at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan. Tunake is from Denver, Colorado and is serving with a Provincial Reconstruction Team in Paktika Province. U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Dallas Edwards (Released)

Paktika PRT Inspects Dam Construction

Paktika PRT Inspects Dam Construction

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan – Members of the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team inspect the progress of a dam being constructed near Yosuf Khel village, Afghanistan, Sept. 22.

The PRT is made up of U.S. military and representatives from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, that fund and evaluate Afghanistan reconstruction projects to promote self-sufficiency and better quality of life for the Afghan people.

(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Dallas Edwards, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team)