Thursday, July 19, 2007

Mazar-e-Shariff - The Pictures

On the plane to Mazar-e-Sharif (MES).

The "gang" as we got off the German plane. Welcome to MES.
Me in the Dingo, both as the gunner and as the passenger.

The streets of MES.

The statue being constructed in one of the round-abouts.
Camp Spann.

The Judges of the 209th Corps.
Members of the class.

"Professor Bob"

Graduation Day.

Edris and the doves at the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque.
The tomb of Ali bin Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of Mohammad.

The civilian airport at MES.

The snack bar.

Our plane.

The first lake I've seen in Afghanistan.

The Ghar - as seen from the air.


Anonymous said...

Great Pictures. This area is on the cross roads between Europe and Asia but is so unkown. Your pictures provide a personal look into the area.Thank you for everything you do there.

Anonymous said...

My youngest son, Dylan Lay, is posted at Mike Spann. I'm showing my social studies classes pictures of the camp so they will have an idea of where their favorite teacher's baby boy is stationed right now.

Anonymous said...

you went alive... but yuor friends will not. you have to pay for invasion

Anonymous said...

Our daughter is deploying to Mazar-e-Shariff next month --thanks for the pics helped us to visualize the place.