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U.S. Army Spc. Fausto F. Jimenez (left), a human resources specialist assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 16th Sustainment Brigade located in Baumholder, Germany, tries to keep the soccer ball from members of the U.S. and Croatian army during Operation 
Immediate Response 13 Aug. 26 at Petar Zrinski Barracks.

Soldier builds international partnership through soccer

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

During the duty day at Operation Immediate Response, he can be found issuing water, in-processing personnel or even passing out laundry bundles to U.S. Soldiers and service members from the Balkan region of Europe. In the evening, when the computers are powered down and the exercise is on pause, he builds international bonds by engaging in a European pastime — soccer.

September 5, 2013 ×