Thursday , 17 October 2019

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National Guard Members Take Care of Afghanistan’s Animals

Video from Joint Combat Camera Afghanistan This may look like a farm, but it’s still a battlefield.  For these veterinarians, the shots don’t come from the rifle, but are filled with vaccines. The Kentucky Army & Air National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team’s mission is helping farmers in Afghanistan improve their agricultural practices, and that means taking care of the animals as well.  Check …

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Going Green: Camp Lejeune Leads the Way with Biofuels

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC – The military marks a watershed event in the their ongoing effort to increase their use of domestically produced renewable fuels. The inaugural shipment of biodiesel is grown, processed, and blended exclusively in North Carolina for the military and arrived at Camp Lejeune yesterday morning. This delivery is the culmination of years of collaboration facilitated by North Carolina Eastern Region’s Military Growth Task …

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Warfighter Wednesday: Learning the Ways of Afghan Farmers

By Chief Master Sgt. Don Kuehl, soils specialist and Sarkani District project manager, Iowa National Guard’s 734th Agri-Business Development Team. Staff Sgt. Ben Groth and I recently performed a quality assurance-quality control check on a canal cleaning project in the Sarkani District Center in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. During our visit, we obtained measurements of the proposed demonstration farm land and …

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