Ministry team hosts Ramadan fast-breaking service
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Maj. Khallid Shabazz, an Alexandria, La., native and chaplain for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, leads a service of more than 60 soldiers and family members during a Ramadan fast-breaking service at "The Ohana Place" 19th Street Chapel, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 6. During the service, known as an Iftar in the Islamic faith, Shabazz led a large celebration that consisted of a feast and gift-giving. Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic year, is a monthlong fast during which Muslims around the world abstain from food and drink, to include water, from 90 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
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