THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
BY WADE C. MARTIN
Please submit your favorite, recent photograph to be considered for Local Lens.
Images must be high resolution (at least 300 dpi at 8” x 10”) and must not be in
print elsewhere. Please include a short description of the scene/event, as well as
your name, brief biodata and the type of camera used, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ission Afghanistan’s air wing, Embassy Air, in flight
over TV Hill in Kabul. Embassy Air maintains a fleet
comprised of both rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft
that are the primary mode of transportation in coun-
try for Mission Afghanistan personnel. The photo was taken from
another aircraft during an orientation flight, with camera settings
as follows: F-stop, f/9; Exposure, 1/1250 sec; ISO, 400; and Focal
Wade C. Martin was the information management officer for Mission
Afghanistan from 2014 to 2015. He is currently assigned as IMO to the
Tri-Mission in Italy with his wife and two sons. Previous assignments
include Gabon, Austria, Estonia, Indonesia and Washington, D.C.