Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
A young boy leans over a wall trying to get the attention of Lt. Col. Jayson Allen as he hands out school supplies to a group of children October 14, 2011, in Laghman province, Afghanistan. Allen is the Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team commander. The PRT traveled to the village of Deh E Ziarat to meet with the village elder and the people to talk about their community. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)