Images: Marines and sailors prepare for Ramadan aboard Camp Dwyer [Image 5 of 5]
Photo by Cpl. Alfred V. Lopez
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Mark Winward, the Regimental Combat Team 5 chaplain, speaks to Marines and sailors with RCT-5 during a brief on Afghan culture and religion here, July 7, 2012. Members of RCT-5 received the brief to increase their awareness of Afghan customs ahead of the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Daoud Parwani, the RCT-5 cultural advisor, and Lt. Col. Sultan Muhammad, an Afghan National Army religious and cultural affairs officer, also spoke to Marines and sailors about the upcoming holiday.