A man rides a donkey towards a US Marine standing at a check point outside Patrol Base Johnson in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan

 
A man rides a donkey towards a US Marine standing at a check point outside Patrol Base Johnson in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan
A man rides a donkey towards a U.S. Marine of Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, standing at a check point outside Patrol Base Johnson in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, July 6, 2011. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov