Spc. Howard Summers (left), a resident of Paducah, Ky., spends quality time with Spc. Preston Perry (right), a resident of Lexington, Ky., in southern Afghanistan, March 22, 2012. Summer and Perry have been best friends for the last five years since originally meeting in Paducah, joined the Army National Guard together, and are serving in Afghanistan as part of Kentucky's Agribusiness Development Team 4. With them is civilian agricultural Spc. Jonathan Mixon (center) of Rutledge, Tenn.