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Soldiers read to local elementary students

Spc. Paul Swank, a volunteer with the 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, interacts with students at Rossview Elementary School after reading a book Dec. 19. Swank was with four other Soldiers partnered with the school through the adopt-a-school program in hopes to help encourage reading among children. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Shanika L. Futrell, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs/RELEASED)

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This work, Soldiers read to local elementary students [Image 2 of 3], by SGT Shanika Futrell, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.19.2012

Date Posted:12.20.2012 09:58

Photo ID:804737



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