(Laura Rauch/Stars and Stripes)

Afghanistan, Feb. 14, 2012: Sgt. Lidya Admounabdfany listens to an Afghan woman at the Women’s Center at Forward Operating Base Pasab. Admounabdfany was born during the first U.S. invasion of Iraq in 1991 and was 10 when the twin towers fell. Her family left Iraq in 2005 and settled in the U.S. the following year. She became an American citizen, and at the time this photo was taken served in the 52nd Translator/Interpreter Company, 5th Battalion, 353rd Infantry Regiment.

Read Laura Rauch’s story on Lidya Admounabdfany here.

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