Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen in Afghanistan join in Final Four celebration

March 31, 2011 | By kentuckyguard



[caption id="attachment_5936" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="The Soldiers and Airmen of Agribusiness Development Team 2 have been deployed for nearly a year working with Afghan farmers with the mission of developing the local agricultural economy and stabilizing their war-torn nation. The Kentucky Guard team is scheduled to return home later this spring. Photo Courtesy ADT 2."] Bagram, Afghanistan – Kentucky National Guard troops stationed in northern Afghanistan joined basketball fans around the world in celebrating the win that sent the University of Kentucky Wildcats to the Final Four. According to Col. Hunter Mathews, commander of Agribusiness Development Team 2, "All is right with the world at the moment.  Go Cats!"


[caption id="attachment_5941" align="aligncenter" width="597" caption="Members of the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron are currently stationed at Bagram Airfield conducting firefighting operations, emergency management and explosive ordnance disposal. Photo courtesy the 123rd CE."]

Click here to see the video shout out from the 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron

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