Enduring Freedom

Enduring Freedom

U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Glenn Niemitalo, an engineer with Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Paktika, inspects a library construction site in Sharana, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2009. PRT Paktika is an integrated team of U.S. military and representatives from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The team funds and evaluates Afghanistan reconstruction projects in an effort to promote self-sufficiency and a better quality of life for Afghan people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dallas Edwards/Released)