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Video: Lessons for a New Life

Oct. 7, 2021 , DOD News

Morgan Guinn, the lead English as a second language volunteer teacher at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, and other volunteers regularly hold English classes for Afghan men, women and children at the barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Children sit and some raise their hands while a teacher stands in front of a room.
Eager Students
Morgan Guinn, English as a second language teacher for Kaiserslautern Middle School, teaches Afghan children English lessons at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, Sept. 14, 2021.
Photo By: Army Maj. Vonnie Wright
VIRIN: 210914-A-UV586-770R
A teacher smiles while sitting on the ground with children.
Lesson Moment
Morgan Guinn, English as a second language teacher for Kaiserslautern Middle School, teaches Afghan children English lessons at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, Sept. 14, 2021.
Photo By: Army Maj. Vonnie Wright
VIRIN: 210914-A-UV586-919R

The curriculum, Guinn said, was created "for this population, in this moment, at this time. ... so that all ages of life, all stages of life, can get a head start on English and be better prepared for their new life."