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Sen. Begich Visits Afghanistan


U.S. Sen. Mark Begich returned Sunday from a visit to Afghanistan where he visited with American personnel in Kabul, Camp Bastion in the Hemland Province and Kandahar. Photos are available on Flickr.



Sen. Begich pins the 1/25 Combat Action Badge on Sergeant Ricardo Tucker of Fort Wainwright’s Stryker Brigade Combat Team.

In Kandahar, Sen. Begich visited with deployed Alaska-based military personnel from Fort Wainwright’s 1/25 Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Sen. Begich traveled with Sen. Ron Wyden (D – OR) and Rep. Bill Huizenga (R – IL).

Sen. Begich in Hemland Province with American servicemembers, Sen. Wyden, Rep. Huizenga & a Jordanian coalition member.


Sen. Begich meets with members of Fort Wainwright’s 1/25 Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Kandahar.


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