U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Hatcher (right), security force squad leader for the Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team from Frederick, Md., leads a column to the village of Kautiak Oct. 30. The PRT often visits local villagers to see how their government is helping them improve their lives after more than three decades of war. Photo by U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard Simonsen, Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs.