Infantrymen stand by ready to assist during Afghan election runoff


Staff Sgt. Paul Prograis, joint terminal attack controller, Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, establishes radio connectivity during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2014. Prograis, a native of Girard, Ill., along with a platoon of infantrymen, provided security at Patrol Base Ouellette, an Afghan National Army controlled-base, during the Afghanistan presidential runoff elections. While International Security Assistance Force stood ready to support as needed, the elections were entirely Afghan led and Afghan conducted.

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