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Softball forges friendships during BTH-Panama

A Panamanian player makes contact with a pitch during a softball game held here April 26. The service members of Task Force-Panama are playing a series of softball games against Panamanians of all ages. Two games will be held every two weeks in the Panamanian cities of Achiote and Escobal, where improvements are underway at medical clinics and schools. The first games were held two weeks ago and will continue until the engineering projects for Beyond the Horizon-Panama 2013 are finished in late June. BTH-Panama 2013 is a humanitarian and civic assistance mission sponsored by U.S. Southern Command involving U.S. service members engaging in medical and engineering support projects in the country. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Walter van Ochten/Released)



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This work, Softball forges friendships during BTH-Panama [Image 4 of 4], by SFC Walter Van Ochten, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.26.2013

Date Posted:05.06.2013 11:02

Photo ID:924046

VIRIN:130426-Z-PQ189-0086

Resolution:3216x2136

Size:2.03 MB

Location:COLON, PA

Hometown:SAN ANTONIO, TX, US

Hometown:SEAGOVILLE, TX, US

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