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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Bulgarians Celebrate Independence Day in Afghanistan
The Bulgarian contingent working at Kandahar Air Field (KAF) in Afghanistan celebrated the 106th anniversary of Bulgarian Independence Day on September 22, 2014. The day celebrates the independence of Bulgaria as it moved from being a vassal of the Ottoman Empire to self-rule. The Bulgarians will continue to serve in Afghanistan as part of the new Resolute Support mission. Read the entire story in "KAF celebrates Bulgarian Independence Day with ceremony", DVIDS, September 23, 2014. (Photo at left by SSG John Etheridge, Regional Command South shows Col. Nikola Mitev of the 27th Bulgarian Contingent making comments at the ceremony).