Captain William D. Swenson distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as embedded advisor to the Afghan National Border Police, Task Force Phoenix, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in support of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, during combat operations against an armed enemy in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on September 8, 2009.
U.S. Army Pfc. Eric Guzman, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Spartan, provides security alongside Afghan Border Police officers while patrolling a village in Khowst province, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2012.
A tall handsome Pakistan Ranger at the Joint Check Post between India and Pakistan at Wagah. The Border Closing Ceremony at sunset is one of the most spectacular displays of drill. The border is manned by the Border Security Force (BSF) on the Indian Side and by the Rangers on the Pakistan side.