Some amazing pictures today. Note: All pics taken over last three days.

A U.S. soldier provides security as local Afghan men pray before being finger-printed and photographed outside Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 27, 2013.

Members of Security Force Advisor Team 10 provide sniper coverage during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 26, 2013.

Sergeant Drew T*****, a member of Security Force Advisor Team 10, provides sniper coverage during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 26, 2013.

Sergeant Chad F***, a member of Security Force Advisor Team 10, provides sniper coverage during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 26, 2013.

Sergeant Chad F***, a member of Security Force Advisor Team 10, provides sniper coverage during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 26, 2013.

Members of Security Force Advisor Team 10 provide sniper coverage during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK, or Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village, in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 26, 2013.

A U.S. soldier provides security during a shura – a meeting between village elders, U.S. troops and Afghan National Security Forces – near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a near-by village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 26, 2013.

A U.S. soldier provides security during a mission near Command Outpost AJK (short for Azim-Jan-Kariz, a nearby village) in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province January 27, 2013.

Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah members and employees of the Farah directorate of agriculture, irrigation and livestock (DAIL) board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at FOB Farah for travel to a key leader engagement in Lash-e Juwayn, Jan. 24.

U.S. Army Pfc. Jacob B***, security force team member for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, maintains security while PRT members and employees of the Farah directorate of agriculture, irrigationa and livestock prepare for a dismounted patrol to a meeting site in Lash-e Juwayn, Jan. 24.

U.S. Army Spc. Michael J***, left, security force team member for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, patrols along side fellow security force team members to the site of a key leader engagement in Lash-e Juwayn, Jan. 24.