December 29, 2009

5th SBCT Troops Patrol Afghan West of FOB Ramrod - Part 1


Capt. Matthew Quiggle, commander of Alpha Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, returns to the Stryker after a reconnaisance of an area to the west of Forward Operating Base Ramrod in Afghanistan. Photo by Sgt. Chris Florence.



Capt. Matthew Quiggle, commander of Alpha Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, examines structures in a village from the top of a Stryker before dismounting to cordon and search the area. Photo by Sgt. Chris Florence.



Spc. Lucas Yonkman of Alpha Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team stands on a dune during a reconnaissance mission of a zone west of Forward Operating Base Ramrod in Afganistan. Photo by Sgt. Chris Florence.



An interpreter questions local farmers after spotting a young Afghan boy digging in an area just west of Forward Operating Base Ramrod, Afghanistan. Photo by Sgt. Chris Florence.



Spc. Michael Jarrett, Alpha Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, stands on guard while soldiers question local farmers after discovering large holes in a nearby area. Photo by Sgt. Chris Florence.

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