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Train Advise Assist Command-South Leaders Conduct Aerial Survey

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, center, commander of the 205th Corps, 
greets U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, right, the commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, before an aerial battlefield familiarization flight of key terrain in southern Afghanistan to gain situational awareness and shared understanding of the area. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Bill Copppernoll
  • Australian army Col. Richard Mallet, left, deputy chief of staff for security force assistance, Train, Advise and Assist Command-South, and Australian army Col. Mitch Kent, commander of the Afghan army 205th Corps Advisory Team for TAAC-South, discuss their aerial battlefield familiarization flight plan at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, center, commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, and Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, right, commander of the 205th Corps, speak to an interpreter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, before an aerial battlefield familiarization flight of key terrain in southern Afghanistan to gain situational awareness and shared understanding of the area. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, left, commander of the 205th Corps, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, right, the commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, pose for a photo inside a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, before an aerial battlefield familiarization flight of key terrain in southern Afghanistan to gain situational awareness and shared understanding of the area. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Bill Copppernoll
  • U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, commander of the 205th Corps, and staff members walk to a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, before an aerial battlefield familiarization flight. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • A U.S. soldier conducts final preflight inspection on a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, before conducting an aerial battlefield familiarization flight. The soldier is a crew chief assigned to Task Force No Mercy. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jody Volz, Afghan adviser for Train Advise Assist Command-South, looks out as a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lifts off from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015, to conduct an aerial battlefield familiarization flight.  
 U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • Australian army Col. Richard Mallet, right, deputy chief of staff for security force assistance, Train Advise and Assist Command-South, and Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, left, commander of the 205th Corps, conduct an aerial battlefield familiarization flight over southern Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter carrying Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, commander of the 205th Corps, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, conducts an aerial battlefield familiarization flight over southern Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter provides security as Afghan army Brig. Gen. Dawood Shah Wafadar, commander of the 205th Corps, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, commander of Train Advise Assist Command-South, fly inside a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an aerial battlefield familiarization flight over southern Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk
  • U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jody Volz, Afghan adviser for Train Advise Assist Command-South, rides in a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an aerial battlefield familiarization flight over southern Afghanistan, Aug. 4, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Kristine Volk