Left to right:

Vaccinating in northern Afghanistan.

A trekking vacation in Nuristan.

My version of native dress.

A soldier, me, PCVs Deezie Stebbins and Linda Kuhn, second Afghan soldier behind to right.

Eid, a member of the vaccination team — my favorite counterpart.

Eating the best melons in the world with Group 15 friends — Lizette Echols, Christine Frazier, Jill Vickers and Kat White (Afghan waiter behind).

All photos by Deezie Stebbins