Men's waiting area at Farah airport, western Afghanistan.
The young son of the Farah provincial governor Rahoul Amin hangs out with Asmatullah--security chief, house manager and part-time nanny.
The tin can they tried to pass off as a plane at Farah Airport. Yes, that is a dirt runway.
Above, men unload a truck full of goods in Jalrez Bazaar, Wardak province. The community began to thrive once again after large influx of American soldiers arrived and began patrolling.
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Jalrez Bazaar. I was literally chasing the light on this assignment. Although this village is doing better, one must pass through areas occupied by Taliban to get to it. So I had to rely on a military convoy that almost didn't come to get me. Thankfully they did, but it was late in the day by the time we arrived at Jalrez Bazaar, and the sun was sinking fast.
Sgt. First Class Donald Coleman consults with some of Jalrez's Afghan Public Protection Force guradians.
Squeezing the last light out of Jalrez Bazaar.
A girl peeks at me from a broken window in Kabul.
Women wait tensely for their names to be called during a World Food Program food distribution on International Peace Day, in Charikar, Parwan province.
Shamsuddin, 10, and Mujahid, 12, shine shoes while a customer waits his turn at Barbur's Gardens, a huge park in Kabul.
A boy flies a makeshift kite, a plastic grocery sack, near his home on Television Mountain, Kabul. Kite-flying is a popular activity for children in Kabul, but some families can't afford kites. So kids improvise.