U.S. AMB to Latvia talks about the 'New Silk Road'

Mark Pekala, U.S. Ambassador to Latvia, talks about transforming the primary mission of the Northern Distribution Network, or NDN, from moving food, fuel and supplies to the troops in Afghanistan into a commercial network dubbed the 'New Silk Road by the Latvians stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific as a basis for future economic development, trade and investments.

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Capt. Barbara Bujak, physical therapist at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, speaks in her native tongue, Polish, with members of Multinational Battle Group East's Polish Contingent and European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo. Bujak, who was born in Poland, moved to the U.S. at age 11 and joined the U.S. Army five years ago. Bujak's temporary assignment at Camp Bondsteel allowed her to experience a familiar ceremony in a new location.

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AMB Patrick S. Moon is the Civilian Deputy to the Commander and Foreign Policy Advisor, United States European Command. He joined the Foreign Service in 1976 and is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor.

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