Afghan National Army Sgt. Achmed, a non commissioned officer with 4th Tolai, 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, helps U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Joshua Holden, a section leader with 81mm mortar platoon, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and a native of Alba, Mo., climb onto a roof while searching compounds during a security patrol.
On the patrol, 3/3 Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers partnered to conduct census operations within the local populace and search houses for illegal drugs and evidence of insurgent activity.
Photo by Cpl. Reece Lodder