Steve Ranson

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November 19, 2012
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Mission to Afghanistan: Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan -- From aviation to transportation, Nevada's citizen-soldiers have answered the call to serve in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Flying into Kabul before mid-day showed a unique city from the air, one that reached for miles in a bowl shadowed only by more snow-capped mountains that I saw surrounding Forward Operating Base Shank. Although some haze gripped Kabul's foothills, the clear skies afforded me an opportunity to take aerial photos of Afghanistan's capital. When I stayed in Kabul last year, the first day in country was spent traveling the city at night en route to a …

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