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Female Marines launch first Musa Qal’eh woman’s school

Story by Lance Cpl. Clayton Vonderahe
Date Taken: 08.04.2011
Date Posted: 08.08.2011 05:25

FORWARD OPERATING BASE MUSA QAL'EH, Helmand province, Afghanistan - Afghanistan harbors a harsh environment where street smarts are more common than a formal education, especially for women. Many skills that are learned from experience can be the difference between life and death, but with limited formal education, the society can only advance so far.

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