Lance Cpl. Nathan Pontious, rifleman, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6, is currently deployed to Trek Nawa, an area between the Marjah and Nawa districts. Pontious learned Pashtu at a language school. He graduated third out of more than 200 students. He said he enjoys being able to talk to and calm local Afghans when patrolling through Afghanistan.
|Date Posted:||09.03.2012 06:15|
|Location:||PATROL BASE DETROIT, AF|
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