Christmas race on FOB Salerno

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Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith Friday, 25 December 2009 19:34

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Santa Claus motivates runners with a megaphone during the 4.25-mile Christmas Day race on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, Dec. 25. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith, 55th Signal Company) KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Participants in the 4.25-mile Christmas Day run launch off the starting line on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, Dec. 25. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith, 55th Signal Company)KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Franklin competes in the 4.25-mile holdiay run, Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, Dec. 25. The first place winner of the race with a finishing time of 26:07 was U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Jeff O'Donnell. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith, 55th Signal Company)