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Spc. Brent Kodesh reads the Hudson Star-Observer while stationed at Forward Operating Base Fenty in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, last fall. (Submitted photo)

Hudson soldier back home from tour in Afghanistan

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One of the reasons Spc. Brent Kodesh enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve at age 29 was a desire for adventure.

Now 32, Kodesh can say the Army has lived up to its promise.


He returned in late April from a 10-month tour in Afghanistan, where he served with a small contingent at Jalalabad for more than four months before completing his tour at Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military base in the country.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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