Finding home and happiness in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Sgt. Lori Bilyou
Sgt. James P. O'Connell, 31, from Bronx, N.Y., checks that the satellite transmission system is working properly on Forward Operating Base Mescal, Afghanistan, Dec. 25, 2012. O'Connell, a multichannel transmission systems operator with the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion, a National Guard unit from Yonkers, N.Y., is deployed to FOB Mescal, a small FOB in southern Afghanistan where he is part of a team responsible for providing secure and unsecured radio and satellite capabilities for the FOB.
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