War on Terrorism

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Rhode Island National Guard members provide security in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan --Members of the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team security force from the Rhode Island National Guard provide security after clearing an area during a quality assurance, quality control check of the midwifery and medical facility projects, July 7, in Kandahar City. Both projects have the potential to help improve the lives of the people of Afghanistan by creating qualified nurses and midwifes and a stable supply of medicines and other medical supplies. The PRT works with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to improve infrastructure throughout the province.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sean Martin, Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team)

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