TSgt. Sonia Buchanan, Wisconsin Air National Guard, Afghanistan

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Wisconsin Air National Guard TSgt. Sonia Buchanan first joined the Army National Guard and became an early member of a trailblazing program that helped special forces learn critical tactical information from the people of Afghanistan.
Joining the Army National Guard in 2008, TSgt. Buchanan soon found herself making history as part of the first Cultural Support Teams. Buchanan explains how she trained with special forces and worked alongside them to befriend women in Afghanistan and learn important information for ongoing security operations.
Buchanan also describes going to drill sergeant training, her work helping veterans access timely medical care, and why she's very glad she chose to serve in uniform.

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