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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers teach local afghan children

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – U.S. Army soldiers from Provincial Reconstruction Team Nangarhar, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields, Afghanistan, volunteer their time and services to help local children learn English.

The civil affairs soldiers volunteer to be teachers, on their own time, while still managing their normal work schedules for PRT Nangarhar.

Local Afghan girls play a game of alphabet bingo to help learn English letters Feb. 15, 2013, during Girl’s English Class at Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields, Afghanistan. The children are part of a volunteer-run program to help teach local children language skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 PAO)

Local Afghan girls play a game of alphabet bingo to help learn English letters Feb. 15, 2013, during Girl’s English Class at Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields, Afghanistan. The children are part of a volunteer-run program to help teach local children language skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 PAO)

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Fort Campbell Soldier Killed

 

The Logo of the 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died June 6th when his patrol came under small arms fire in the Khogyani district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

2nd Lt. Michael E. McGahan, 23, of Orlando, FL, was a combat engineer assigned to Company A, 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 1std Brigade Combat Team. He joined the Army in November 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2009. «Read the rest of this article»

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