• LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Master Sgt. Ronnie Rooks, food service noncommisioned officer in charge, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, says "the United States has started coming together as one, as 'United' states instead of this race or that race and I see that now a lot more than the days when I was growing up." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Master Sgt. Ronnie Rooks, food service noncommisioned officer in charge...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Turple, network spectrum manager, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriots, says "We as people have the right to stand up against oppression and treat all people equally, regardless of race or ethnic background. We all come from different backgrounds but truly no man is better than another. Deep down we're all the same and should be treated as such." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Turple, network spectrum manager, 4th Brigade...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lamika Brown, human resources technician, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, says "I feel we've come a long way. I'm proud to say I'm living his dream right now and I think that we have an obligation as service members to pass on his legacy for all of our children to follow." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lamika Brown, human resources technician, 4th...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex Morlotte, operations noncommissioned officer, 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion, says "we're having everybody working together toward a common goal. If you don't have people working together, you cannot have a cohesive society." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex Morlotte, operations noncommissioned officer, 83rd Civil...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Acord, deputy commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, says "when I think of Dr. Martin Luther King and I think of the dream what I think about is how when you believe there is injustice in society, you not only have the right to stand up, you have the responsibility to stand up and through peaceful means, find a way to communicate to your government. So when I think of that, I think of that solemn responsibility to communicate to a government what's right and what's wrong." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Acord, deputy commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th...

  • LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tamika Tolbert, logistics noncommisioned officer in charge, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, says "I now have better opportunities and fewer limitations in doing whatever I want to do. I don't feel like people are trying to hinder my progression because of the color of skin." (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

    The Dream Still Lives

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " All these years later, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I have a dream' speech still resonates with Americans from all walks of life. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tamika Tolbert, logistics noncommisioned officer in...

  • FORT POLK, LA " "Dr. King's dream was about a desire for equality and unity across the [United States]. If we take that equality and unity for granted we may find the dangers of losing them." said Sgt. 1st Class Rolander Durr, Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion,   4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. David Edge, 4th BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. Public Affairs Office)

    The Dream Still Lives

    FORT POLK, LA " "Dr. King's dream was about a desire for equality and unity across the [United States]. If we take that equality and unity for granted we may find the dangers of losing them." said Sgt. 1st Class Rolander Durr, Headquarters Company, 4th...

  • FORT POLK, LA " "The "I Have a Dream" speech will always stand as a huge part in changing American history for the better. I believe that our current politics should reflect the original Constitution and that is what I believe MLK was trying to do. I could not imagine being shunned, given less opportunity, or in poverty just because of the color of my skin. Nor would I be okay with any other race enduring such hardships," said U.S. Army Pfc. Brittany Ames, Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion,   4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. David Edge, 4th BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. Public Affairs Office)

    The Dream Still Lives

    FORT POLK, LA " "The "I Have a Dream" speech will always stand as a huge part in changing American history for the better. I believe that our current politics should reflect the original Constitution and that is what I believe MLK was trying to do. I...

  • FORT POLK, LA " "Dr. Martin Luther King's speech symbolizes a changing of the guard. During the time of the speech there was strife across the country marred by racial tensions brought on through the discussion of civil rights. It was very brave of him to come forward and challenge people across [America] to open their hearts and recognize that all people are indeed created equal. His speech's ideas forever changed our country for the better. We must not forget the freedoms that are afforded to us on a daily bases that were once not given to everyone," said U.S. Army Pfc. Zachary Mauldin, Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. David Edge, 4th BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. Public Affairs Office)

    The Dream Still Lives

    FORT POLK, LA " "Dr. Martin Luther King's speech symbolizes a changing of the guard. During the time of the speech there was strife across the country marred by racial tensions brought on through the discussion of civil rights. It was very brave of him...

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