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Package about when it comes to raising morale for soldiers, having a connection with the outside world is a plus. For the soldiers in the 1st squadron-71st Cavalry in the Dand District of the Kandahar province, it’s the first time since they deployed that they will be able to surf the web and call their friends and families. Staff Sergeant Craigin Thepchantee who is in charge of supplies can tell you just how long they have been waiting. There are sound bites from Staff Sergeant Craigin Thepchantee 1st Squadron 71st Cavalry Dand District center hometown unit: Ft Drum, N.Y. Produced by Staff Sgt. Joshua Arends.

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This work, 1-71 MWR Tent, by SSgt Joshua Arends, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.5.2010

Date Posted:08.5.2010 11:11AM


Video ID:92134




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