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LA Marine learns more than local language

Story by Cpl. Colby Brown | Regimental Combat Team 1 | Date: 07.19.2011

GARMSIR DISTRICT, Helmand province, Afghanistan — It looks like Sgt. Jose Hernandez is teaching an elementary level anatomy class, but he’s actually learning the local language. He points to a local boy’s arms, legs, ears and eyes -- naming each body part in Pashto.

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