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USMC Col. Advising Afghan Army

U.S. Marine Col. Matthew Grosz, the Task Force Southwest senior advisor to the 215th Corps, talks about how to ensure success during and after Operation Maiwand 10 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2017. Task Force Southwest is advising and assisting the 1st Brigade as they clear southern Marjah as part of the Maiwand 10 mission. This is a joint operation with maneuver elements from the Afghan National Army, National Directorate of Security and Afghan National Police forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)

U.S. Marine Col. Matthew Grosz, the Task Force Southwest senior advisor to the 215th Corps, talks about how to ensure success during and after Operation Maiwand 10 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2017. Task Force Southwest is advising and assisting the 1st Brigade as they clear southern Marjah as part of the Maiwand 10 mission. This is a joint operation with maneuver elements from the Afghan National Army, National Directorate of Security and Afghan National Police forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)

U.S. Marine Col. Matthew Grosz, the Task Force Southwest senior adviser to the 215th Corps, talks about how to ensure success during and after Operation Maiwand 10 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2017. Task Force Southwest is advising and assisting the 1st Brigade as they clear southern Marjah as part of the Maiwand 10 mission. This is a joint operation with maneuver elements from the Afghan National Army, National Directorate of Security and Afghan National Police forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)

 

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Mountainside Landing

U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 lands on a mountain outside of Buckley Air Force Base during a cold weather training exercise on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Dec. 11, 2017. HMH-461 conducted cold weather training to increase the squadron’s proficiency at high altitude aviation operations and overall combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Estevez)

U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 lands on a mountain outside of Buckley Air Force Base during a cold weather training exercise on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Dec. 11, 2017. HMH-461 conducted cold weather training to increase the squadron’s proficiency at high altitude aviation operations and overall combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Estevez)

U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 lands on a mountain outside of Buckley Air Force Base during a cold weather training exercise on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., Dec. 11, 2017. HMH-461 conducted cold weather training to increase the squadron’s proficiency at high altitude aviation operations and overall combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Estevez)