Face of Defense: Marine Earns Afghan People’s Friendship
By Marine Corps Cpl. Colby Brown
Regimental Combat Team 1
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan, July 27, 2011 – It looks like Marine Corps Sgt. Jose Hernandez is teaching an anatomy class, but he’s actually learning the local language as he points to a boy’s arms, legs, ears and eyes, naming each in Pashto.
Marine Corps Sgt. Jose Hernandez interacts with local men during a security patrol in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, July 8, 2011. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Colby Brown