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  • Yom Kippur in Afghanistan

    By Jared Sichel

    September 11, 2013 | 2:59 pm

    Every other morning, Army Capt. Nathan Brooks wakes up between 4 and 4:30 a.m. to go for a three-mile run before the intense heat of the Afghan desert sets in. 

    Following his daily exercise at Bagram Airfield, Brooks does two things that he said have most helped him feel...