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Lieutenant Asif I. Balbale, the chaplain for Assault Amphibian School Battalion at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendelton, California, prays by himself at the Afghan Cultural Center aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, August 17, 2011, Afghanistan (Credit: United States Marines/Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Chandler)

Lieutenant Asif I. Balbale, the chaplain for Assault Amphibian School Battalion at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendelton, California, prays by himself at the Afghan Cultural Center aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, August 17, 2011, Afghanistan (Credit: United States Marines/Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Chandler)