Images: Airmen, Kyrgyz students ring in 'First Bell' [Image 3 of 8]
Photo by Master Sgt. Jason Vaught
A first-year student rings the "First Bell" from the shoulders of a senior student during a First Bell ceremony, Niznechuiskiy Village, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 1, 2012. Col. Shirlene Ostrov, 376th Expeditionary Mission Support Group commander and a native of Honolulu was in attendance as a guest speaker for the ceremony. First Bell is a Russian tradition that takes place each year on Sept. 1 where senior students guide first-year students on their first day of school.
Date Posted:09.04.2012 03:23
Location:NIZNECHUISKIY VILLAGE, KG
Hometown:HONOLULU, HI, US