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Pennsylvania native makes connections in Helmand

Courtesy Story | 2nd Marine Division (FWD) Combat Camera | Date: 07.14.2011

MUSA QAL’EH, Helmand province, Afghanistan – Showers and cold drinks in the 120-degree heat of the Afghan summer exist only in a Marine’s memory at some of the smaller patrol bases in the area, but one Grove City, Pa., Marine is determined to keep the unforgiving temperatures and desert sand storms from degrading a vital asset Marines and sailors use daily.

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