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Ash Carter Visits Troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

Ash Carter Visits Troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

Ash Carter Visits Troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Nov. 30, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter spent Thanksgiving and the next day -- some of his last days in office -- in Afghanistan, shuttling between forward operating bases in Blackhawk helicopters, looking troops in the eye, shaking their hands and thanking them for their sacrifice and service. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter serves soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Thanksgiving lunch at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Carter’s wife Stephanie was beside him, on her first visit to the war zone. For years they’d spent weekends visiting wounded warriors t...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121257

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