VOL. 20 - NO. 12
MAR 29 - 5, 2015
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Soldier Receives Combat Action Badge from Father

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- When one thinks of combat deployments, they typically think of families being separated by thousands of miles and several time zones. But for one Screaming Eagle family, their deployment brought them closer together. Literally. Five months ago, U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Raymond J. Benning was handpicked to deploy to eastern Afghanistan as a Security Force Assistance Team adviser with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). That decision, and the events... more


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