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U.S. Soldiers Conduct Christmas Bundle Drop in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier prepares to deliver air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • A U.S. soldier waits to deliver air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • A U.S. soldier prepares to deliver air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • A U.S. soldier receives instructions from aircraft pilots before delivering air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • Air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail exit an aircraft as they are delivered to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • Air bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail exit an aircraft as they are delivered to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. 
 U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak
  • U.S. soldiers, dressed for the holiday as Santa Claus and an elf, watch the Afghanistan countryside from the tail of an aircraft after delivering bundles containing care packages, Christmas stockings and mail to soldiers stationed at a remote base in eastern Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Thomas Cieslak