Soldier-linguist and Afghan native fulfills his American Dream
Staff Sgt. Mashal Shekib, a Military Language Instructor at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California, teaches a Pashto class Nov. 3, 2017. Originally from Kabul, he immigrated to the U.S. in 2008 and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2009. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray/Released)