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Parwan children graduate language arts program

Deputy commanding general 1st Infantry Division, Regional Command-East, British Brig. Gen. Felix G. Gedney, hands a diploma to a young Afghan graduate during the graduation ceremony for The Cat in the Hat Language Arts program on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2012. The program teaches Parwan children English, as well as other important topics such as dental and personal hygiene and basic first aid. Programs like these support counterinsurgency operations and the advancement of Afghan youth.



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This work, Parwan children graduate language arts program [Image 5 of 9], by SSG Anna Rutherford, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.26.2012

Date Posted:08.29.2012 01:55

Photo ID:653581

VIRIN:120826-A-XO441-072

Resolution:2100x1500

Size:1.04 MB

Location:PARWAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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