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Deployed soldiers share importance of responsible fatherhood

U.S. Army Warrant Officer Mergeron Jones, an electronic warfare officer, Sgt. Maj. Gregory Green, the operations noncommissioned officer in charge and Sgt. Marten Sentence, a training room clerk, pose with photos of their children, June 8, 2013, at Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. All are assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tanjie Patterson/Released)



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This work, Deployed soldiers share importance of responsible fatherhood, by SGT Tanjie Patterson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.08.2013

Date Posted:06.09.2013 23:02

Photo ID:949155

VIRIN:130608-A-JI578-001

Resolution:4544x2976

Size:2.68 MB

Location:KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, AFGlobe

Hometown:COLUMBIA, SC, US

Hometown:FORREST CITY, AR, US

Hometown:FORT STEWART, GA, US

Hometown:SAVANNAH, GA, US

Hometown:VERO BEACH, FL, US

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