Ky. ADT attends bee-keeping course graduation

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Written by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs Saturday, 08 January 2011 23:25

 

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Bobbie Mayes (left) of Lawrenceburg, Ky., the women’s empowerment coordinator with the Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team, and U.S. Army Col. Stephen Bentley (center), of Austin, Texas, and Human Terrain Team leader with Combined Joint Task Force 101, present Mohammad Sultani, executive director of Agency for Building a New Afghanistan, a certificate of appreciation during a visit to the Kapisa Directors of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock Jan. 6. Mayes and members of Kentucky ADT visited the DAIL to attend the bee graduation after 25 women completed a two-day class on raising bees. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs)

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Bobbie Mayes (left) of Lawrenceburg, Ky., and the women’s empowerment coordinator with Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team, and U.S. Army Col. Stephen Bentley (center), of Austin, Texas, and Human Terrain Team leader with Combined Joint Task Force 101, present a certificate of completion to a graduate during a visit to the Kapisa Directors of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock Jan. 6. Mayes and members of the Kentucky ADT visited the DAIL to attend the bee graduation after 25 women completed a two-day class on raising bees. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs)KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Graduates at the Kapisa Directors of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock sit, waiting to receive their beehives after completing a two-day course on how to raise bees Jan. 6. Twenty-five women received a beehive and supplies in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs) KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Bobbie Mayes of Lawrenceburg, Ky., the women’s empowerment coordinator with the Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team, speaks to a few graduates at the Directors of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound about supplies they are given to care for the beehives Jan. 6. Twenty-five women attended a two-day class on how to raise bees in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs) KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Bobbie Mayes of Lawrenceburg, Ky., the women’s empowerment coordinator with Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team, hands off bee-keeping supplies to one of the graduates at the Director’s of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock Compound Jan. 6. Twenty-five women attended a two-day class on how to raise bees in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs) KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Bobbie Mayes of Lawrenceburg, Ky., the women’s empowerment coordinator with the Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team, gets ready to hand off bee-keeping supplies to one of the graduates at the Director’s of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock Compound Jan. 6. Twenty-five women attended a two-day class on how to raise bees in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs) KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – After completing a two-day course on beehives, graduates receive their beehive and supplies Jan. 6 in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs)KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – After completing a two-day course on beehives, graduates receive their beehive and supplies Jan. 6 in hopes of making honey and splitting their hives in the spring for extra income. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kristina L. Gupton, Task Force Red Bulls Public Affairs)

 

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