Local Army officer keeping Afghan streets safe


U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Christopher Carey, of Springtown, center, confers with Afghan forces on the outskirts of Takiya Khana in the Nangarhar Province during a recent operation. Military personnel successfully protected Highway 7, a major trade thoroughfare, from potential enemy attacks.


Springtown native joined effort to protect major trade route

By Chris Agee

A group of soldiers stationed this summer in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan have been working toward the common goal of protecting the nation’s largest importing and exporting route from enemy attack.


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