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Mission to Afghanistan: Final thoughts

Those who have ever seen a fallen soldier’s table know it symbolizes a missing serviceman or woman or a prisoner of war, or it can be a reminder to honor those who died in combat.Americans are ever mindful of the sacrifices others have made before them. At the main dining facility at Forward Operating Base Shank, photos of military personnel who died in the line of duty hang on both sides of a wall, overlooking the corridor from the main door to the dining room. The person’s name and a short description of the individual’s sacrifice accompanies the framed photo.Once …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 6, 2013 03:40AM Published Jan 6, 2013 03:38AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.