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Illinois native bridges language, cultural barriers through Trek Nawa

Lance Cpl. Nathan Pontious, rifleman, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6, is currently deployed to Trek Nawa, an area between the Marjah and Nawa districts. Pontious learned Pashtu at a language school. He graduated third out of more than 200 students. He said he enjoys being able to talk to and calm local Afghans when patrolling through Afghanistan.



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This work, Illinois native bridges language, cultural barriers through Trek Nawa [Image 4 of 5], by Sgt Timothy Lenzo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:09.03.2012 05:53

Photo ID:657098

VIRIN:120824-M-PC317-008

Resolution:2304x3456

Size:2.09 MB

Location:PATROL BASE DETROIT, AF

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Illinois native bridges language, cultural barriers through Trek Nawa

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