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December 25, 2012
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Mission to Afghanistan: My mom is a soldier

Not only are mothers who wear the military uniform focused on their mission in Afghanistan, but they also have an eye and ear glued to their children's activities in Nevada.

One such soldier is Spc. Leann Hancock of Silver Springs, a mother of two young sons and a daughter, who is at Forward Operating Base Shank about 45 miles southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, in a high desert valley. Shank is near much of the insurgent activity in Logar Province.

"I miss the daily mundane chores such as them brushing their teeth, breaking up the squabbles and helping them with homework," …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 25, 2012 11:29PM Published Dec 25, 2012 11:27PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.