by SSgt Sandra Welch

U.S. Navy Lt j.g. Marshall Faulds, Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost physician assistant checks a girl's eardrum during a medical screening at a Khost City orphanage, Khost Province, Afghanistan, July 28, 2011. More than 160 orphans were seen in a two-hour span by the Afghan-led medical team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sandra Welch/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


I loved deploying on a Provincial Reconstruction Team to Afghanistan. We covered a province in Afghanistan that provided assistance in medical services, building of schools and other construction.