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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

U.S. Counternarcotics Chief In Afghanistan Honored

Radio Free Afghanistan, Afghanistan - Jul 25, 2005

The government of Afghanistan bestowed the highest law enforcement medal in the country to John O'Rourke, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's envoy to Afghanistan, a 24 July press statement from the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. O'Rourke's tour of duty in Afghanistan, which began in January, has ended. O'Rourke's "remarkable work is recognized and appreciated by all Afghans," Afghan Deputy Interior Minister General Mohammad Daud Daud said during the awarding ceremonies. O'Rourke is the first U.S. citizen to be awarded the Medal of the First Order. AT


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