Manchin Releases New Photos of Afghanistan Fact-Finding Trip
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today released new images of his fact-finding mission in Afghanistan. Senator Manchin traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan this week and is currently traveling through other states in the region as part of a multi-country fact-finding trip.
Senator Manchin is meeting West Virginians serving overseas, talking to local leaders as well as hearing from U.S. commanders on the ground.
Photos are attached, and captions are below.
PHOTO 1: Lt. Col. Matt Reid, 2/1 Battalion Commanding Officer, left, and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), walk through Garmsir District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Monday, February 21, 2011.
PHOTO 2: Major General Richard Mills, Commanding Officer, I Marine Expeditionary Force, points out areas of interest to Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), at FOB Bastion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Monday, February 21, 2011.
PHOTO 3: Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) says goodbye at FOB Delhi in Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Monday, February 21, 2011.
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