Guardsmen from S.C. play vital roles at Camp Stone
“At night, you might go to the MWR (computer) hut to check your e-mail or use the phone.”
HERAT, Afghanistan -- S.C. National Guard Staff Sgt. David Topper says you can't get any farther from Kabul than Camp Stone.
'Four hundred and three miles,' said the Allendale soldier. 'I measured it with my GPS.'
But the difference between the Herat and Kabul is measured in more than miles.
Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, has 4.5 million people and piles of garbage along street curbs that are higher than a car. Many of its buildings are bombed-out shells or crumbling from neglect. Read more
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#1 Apr 15, 2008
I didn't realize it was that far out from everything.
#2 Apr 22, 2008
I am very proud of the SC guardsmen that have served there. They are amazing people.
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