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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg puts out simple request for humanitarian aid in Afghanistan

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SOUTH BEND - South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is half-way through his orders to serve in Afghanistan.  That's according to a post on his Facebook Page.

The mayor posted the following on Friday:  Afghanistan remains one of the world's poorest countries. Some humanitarian volunteers I work with here have said these notebooks are in particularly high demand for children's educational purposes. If you find a good deal on some, feel free to send to:
Peter Buttigieg
ATFC ISAF HQ
APO, AE 09356


FOX28's Traci Capellman spoke to the mayor before his deployment in February.  Mayor Buttigieg was commissioned as an officer in 2009.  Last September, he received a promotion to Lieutenant, but he also learned he'd be deployed to Afghanistan for seven months.  He left South Bend on February 28th.

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