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This is post is part of a series from Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah chronicling their mission in Afghanistan.
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Kites for the kids

A coalition force member hands out multi-vitamins to children in a village in Farah province, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2012
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Photo: Alaska Air National Guard pararescuemen assist a simulated Marine survivor during Exercise Mojave Viper in March 2012. The Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons participated in the exercise with the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C., before they deployed together to Afghanistan. The exercise prepared both forces for real-world combat in Afghanistan and assisted them in saving 226 lives from late May to October 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cynthia Spalding)

Wars are won by the courageous men and women who fight in the air, on the sea and in the trenches.
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Photo: ARLINGTON, Va. (Dec. 15, 2012) Ensign Samantha Diggs and Ensign Lorna Chandler, assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, place wreaths on veterans' tombstone during the 2012 Wreaths Across America event at the Arlington National Cemetery. More than 100,000 wreaths were placed on tombstones to honor fallen Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airman. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kiona Miller/Released)

Ensign Samantha Diggs and Ensign Lorna Chandler place wreaths on veterans’ tombstone during the 2012 Wreaths Across America event at the Arlington National Cemetery.
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Photo: The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, all-Marine crew of the squadron's C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as Fat Albert, transported 4 pallets of toys on board Fat Albert from Atlanta and Washington, D.C. to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst airfield in Wrightstown, N.J., to be distributed on behalf of the U.S. Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program to numerous children in the Northeast who were affected by Superstorm Sandy. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Russ Tafuri/Released)

The Blue Angels, all-Marine crew of the squadron’s C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as Fat Albert,transported 4 pallets of toys, distributed Toys for Tots.
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