by SSgt Sandra Welch

U.S. Army Spc. Robert Moher, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade crew chief, stands by to deliver blood in Afghanistan, July 22, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sandra Welch/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


When I took this photo during the marksmanship challenge during my first deployment to Afghanistan, I was struck by the interplay between the colors of the boots, targets, and gravel. I realized then how color would serve as a symbol of change from life at home station to life down range.