29 Jan '13, 7pm

Airmen in Afghanistan tried to do what they could to help out a local school with supplies.

Airmen in Afghanistan tried to do what they could to help out a local school with supplies.

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Afghan air force security forces troops with the Kandahar Air Wing here led a mission Jan. 24 to deliver supplies, including backpacks and soccer balls, to children at a local school. Force protection personnel assigned to Kandahar Airfield headquarters and security forces Airmen with the 738th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group here provided logistical and security support for the mission. "Today's mission went really well," said Master Sgt. Chad Roberts, a security forces adviser with the 738th AEAG who is deployed from Wright -Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The advisory group's mission is to assess, train, mentor, equip and assist the Afghan air force. There are approximately 500 students at the school, and the children are mostly age 12 and younger. The mission was one of many joint "presence patrols" carried out by Afghan and co...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123334147

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