Enduring Freedom

Humvees assigned to U.S. Marines of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment are photographed at Patrol Base Jaker in the Nawa district of Afghanistan’s Helmand province Aug. 8, 2009. The vehicles help the battalion provide security for locals. The 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment is deployed with Regimental Combat Team 3, which conducts counterinsurgency operations in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. William Greeson/Released)