Ryan Spencer Reed is raising funds for Afghanistan: Stands Alone on Kickstarter! Photographer Ryan Spencer Reed to chronicle cousin's battalion: the modern-day Band of Brothers' final deployment in Afghanistan.
Through his photos of the nomadic Dukha people in northern Mongolia, photographer and scholar Hamid Sardar-Afkhami gives us an unprecedented look into the everyday lives of a people that rely on herds of migrating reindeer for their day-to-day existence.
(Gardi) Lieutenant Robert Rain holds a letter he received from an Afghan man during a tribal meeting or shura with villagers of Kunder in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on October 27, 2010.This hand-written statement was given to the man by the commander of the previous US Marines unit acknowledging the death of the man’s daughter, provided so the man could prove the loss and ask for compensation in the future.
(Kuwayama) Nowzad district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Seen through the window of a USMC MRAP (mine resistant armor protected vehicle) enroute from COP (combat outpost) Dehanna to COP Cafferetta. Photographed on January 9, 2011.
US Marines from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, upon being shot at from a nearby compound, return fire with a Javelin missile. Photographed at OP (observation post) Kunjak, Helmand province, Afghanistan, October 10, 2010. The Javelin shoulder-fired missile system. At $100,000 a pop, it’s not the most cost effective way of making your point, but it does make the neighbors pay attention.