Nangarhar PRT helps Afghanistan’s first Boy Scout Troop

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Written by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bill Gomez Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs Wednesday, 14 April 2010 19:14

 

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Capt. Glenn T. Battschinger, of Ocean City, N.J., a civil affairs Soldier with the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team, teaches the “Scout Oath” to the newly established Afghan Boy Scout Troop 1, outside of Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, April 10. The Nangarhar PRT civil affairs team has organized a weekly gathering of approximately 60 youths to participate in the scout program. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bill Gomez, Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Akhtar Mohammad Kamawal, the Afghan General Secretary of Ministry of Education, recites the Boy Scout oath with the newly established Afghan Boy Scout Troop1, outside of Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, April 10. The Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team civil affairs team has organized a weekly gathering of approximately 60 youths to participate in the scout program. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bill Gomez, Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jason L. Baker, of Searcy, Ark., the medical officer for the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team, teaches Afghan Boy Scouts how to master tying different types of knots, outside of Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, April 10. The Nangarhar PRT civil affairs team has organized a weekly gathering of approximately 60 youths to participate in the scout program. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bill Gomez, Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Carvin Tam, of Philadelphia, Pa., a civil affairs team member for the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team, shows Afghan Boy Scouts how to tie different types of knots, April 10. Tam volunteers to mentor the Afghan Scouts during their weekly meetings outside of Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bill Gomez, Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

 

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