• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2000-09-13
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As part of the Gala concert of CENTRASBAT 00, Kazakh performers demonstrate a cultural tradition of a game called catch a girl, in which the two riders (male and female) take off on horseback and try and catch each other. The female rider whips the male until she is caught. If the male catches the female he is then rewarded with a kiss. The Gala concert was a show... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As part of the Gala concert of CENTRASBAT 00, Kazakh performers demonstrate a cultural tradition of a game called catch a girl, in which the two riders (male and female) take off on horseback and try and catch each other. The female rider whips the male until she is caught. If the male catches the female he is then rewarded with a kiss. The Gala concert was a show put on by Kazakhstanis, showing a variety of traditional dances and cultural events. CENTRASBAT is a multi-national peacekeeping and humanitarian relief exercise sponsored by US Central Command (US CENTCOM) and hosted by former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, from Sept. 11-20. CENTRASBAT will test US and Central Asian units combat readiness and ability to conduct peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, as well as develop and build cooperative relationships between the respective states and assist in laying the foundation for future peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. Subject Operation/Series: CENTRASBAT 00 Base: Ili Base Camp, Almaty Country: Kazakhstan (KAZ) Scene Major Command Shown: US CENTCOM Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy T. Lock, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted