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Crops to help with Afghan flood relief

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alexander H. Johnson of Evanston, IL, an incoming platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, takes notes during a visit with Afghan farmers and community leaders near Combat Outpost Monti in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province Aug. 17th.

International Security Assistance Forces checked surrounding farmlands where crops will be cut down and used as food for animals affected by recent floods while compensating the farmers taking part.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alexander H. Johnson of Evanston (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alexander H. Johnson of Evanston (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, marks the boundary of crops outside Combat Outpost Monti in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province Aug. 17th that will be cut down to provide food for animals impacted by recent floods. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army 1st Lt. James D. Horne of Fayetteville, NC, a platoon leader with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, marks the boundary of crops outside Combat Outpost Monti in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province Aug. 17th that will be cut down to provide food for animals impacted by recent floods. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

An Afghan community leader points to the boundary of the crops outside Combat Outpost Monti in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province during a meeting with International Security Assistance Forces Aug. 17th. Certain crops will be cut down to provide food for animals impacted by recent floods. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

An Afghan community leader points to the boundary of the crops outside Combat Outpost Monti in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province during a meeting with International Security Assistance Forces Aug. 17th. Certain crops will be cut down to provide food for animals impacted by recent floods. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)


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