Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Fifth Shanle child enlists in Wisconsin Army National Guard

With six members of the same family serving in the Wisconsin Army National Guard, Shanle has become a familiar name.
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A Decisive Year

U.S. Army broadcaster Gail McCabe sits down with Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford to talk about progress in Afghanistan and what comes next.
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Photo: Maj. Doug Kaupa, a 1995 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and astronautics instructor, deployed to Afghanistan in 2013. While there, he distributed star charts and space images to 250 Afghan children through Discover the Universe, a program educating them on the planets, stars and constellations. (Courtesy photo/Maj.Doug Kaupa)

While on deployment, U.S. Air Force Maj. Doug Kaupa used astrology to reach out to Afghan children and inspire them to reach for greater opportunities.
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Point of Injury

U.S. soldiers train Afghan police to care for wounded casualties in the event an insurgent attack.
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Photo: Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Slovenian medical personnel conduct a patient survey on an Afghan casualty at the battle aid station on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives/released)

Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Robert Mabry has designed a fellowship program that he hopes will improve the survival rates of battlefield casualties.
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