Face of Defense: Artistic Soldier Brightens Afghan Outpost
By Army Sgt. Matt Young
117th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
FORWARD OPERATING BASE MASUM GHAR, Afghanistan , May 25, 2012 – An Army chaplain’s assistant is using her talent with a paint brush to brighten up this austere outpost set amid the desert and mountains of southern Afghanistan.
Army Spc. Cassandra Butkos paints the 2nd Infantry Division’s “Indianhead” patch insignia onto the Combined Task Force Arrowhead crest outside the tactical operations center at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar, in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, May 20, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matt Young