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    Afghanistan flight terminal named after late Oklahoma Guardsman [Image 2 of 6]

    Afghanistan flight terminal named after late Oklahoma Guardsman



    Photo by Capt. Leanna Maschino 

    45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

    British Army Brigadier Simon Humphrey (left), commander of the Kabul Security Force (KSF), and Oklahoma Army National Guard (OKARNG) members (right) of 1st Squadron, 180th Cavalry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, observe a recently unveiled plaque after a dedication ceremony at the newly remodeled New Kabul Compound (NKC) flight terminal on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The “Hughie Terminal” at NKC is named after the late Poteau, Oklahoma resident, Sgt. Buddy James “Doc” Hughie, member of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment, who was killed in action while attached to Bravo Company, Feb. 19, 2007 in Kamdesh, Afghanistan.

    Currently, members of the 180th, now known as 1st Squadron, 180th Cavalry Regiment, are serving in Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the Kabul Security Force, headquartered at NKC, in support of the NATO-led train, advise and assist mission, Operation Resolute Support, marking this as the first time in 10 years the 180th has deployed to Afghanistan since 2007(NATO photo by Capt. Leanna Litsch)



    Date Taken: 08.31.2018
    Date Posted: 09.01.2018 08:17
    Photo ID: 4695357
    VIRIN: 180831-A-NK138-914
    Resolution: 1600x1200
    Size: 765.36 KB
    Location: KABUL, AF 
    Hometown: POTEAU, OK, US

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