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Communications Marines advise Afghan soldiers

Corporal Willy Kincaid, a radio maintenance technician with Regimental Combat Team 7, assists Afghan National Army soldiers during radio training here, June 17, 2013. Kincaid, a 21-year-old native of Visalia, Calif., provided technical assistance during the hands-on portion of the training. Kincaid is working with the Signals Kandak Advisor Team, which assists and advises the Afghan soldiers in their daily activities. Marine advisor teams have been working with the Signals Kandak since the unit was formed in March 2012.



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This work, Communications Marines advise Afghan soldiers [Image 4 of 4], by Sgt Ned Johnson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.17.2013

Date Posted:06.21.2013 08:17

Photo ID:958278

VIRIN:130617-M-IV927-003

Resolution:1800x1200

Size:1.41 MB

Location:CAMP SHORABAK, AFGlobe

Hometown:VISALIA, CA, US

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