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December 23, 2012
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Mission to Afghanistan: Brothers in arms

The term “Band of Brothers” appeared in Shakespeare’s “Henry V” when the gifted playwright illustrated men’s camaraderie and their struggles that brought them as close as any family’s sibling but without the blood tie.Yet, the term “band of brothers” also applies to those siblings who may serve together in the same unit, sharing the good and the bad news but also confiding their fears and concerns.The Nevada Army National Guard’s 593rd Transportation Company arrived in Afghanistan this year with four sets of brothers from Reno, Spring Creek and Las Vegas, while Bravo Company,189th General Support Aviation brought two brothers from …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 23, 2012 02:37AM Published Dec 23, 2012 02:35AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.