CJTF-1 celebrates Christmas in Afghanistan

photo: Sgt. Kim Browne, RC-East PAO

From the Combined Joint Task Force-1 (CJTF) during their Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Bagram, Afghanistan on Dec. 2, 2011— La Maunia le Kilisimasi ma le Tausaga Fou!

(Front row - left to right) Col. Gary Kamauoha, IMCOM Expeditionary Garrison Commander (born and bred in Apia with family roots originating in Manase and Fagamalo, Savaii. Based out of Fort Shafter Flats, HI); Staff Sgt. Tasha Samuelu, Force Protection Section, CJTF-1 (born and raised in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Based out of Fort Hood, TX); Maj. Leilani Siaki, Senior Scientist/Site Lead Joint Combat Casualty Research Team (Hawaiian born Chamorro. Based out of Tripler Hospital, HI.); Command Sgt. Maj. Isaia Vimoto, Command Sergeant Major for CJTF-1/RC-East (Born and Raised in Utulei, American Samoa. Based out of Fort Hood, TX)

(Back row- left to right) Spc. David Lamson, CJTF-1 Honor Guard; Spc. Charles Clary, CJTF-1 Honor Guard; Spc. Ty Hoag, CJTF-1 Honor Guard; Sgt. Josh Merrell, CJTF-1 Honor Guard


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