Marine CO: ‘The sky isn’t falling in Sangin’
By Gina Cavallaro - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 12:16:39 EDT
SANGIN, Afghanistan — Lance Cpl. John Farias parked himself in front of a video camera June 2 and fumbled his way through a seven-minute greeting to his family in Texas. A rifleman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, he discussed the austere living conditions at his patrol base and his craving for sushi.