The beaten path: An Airman’s 381-mile walk for refuge

Staff Sgt. Martha Otto, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron training manager and former South-Sudanese refugee, holds salt and beans, the two items she distinctly remembers carrying during her 381-mile walk in search of safety. At the age of seven, the Ramstein Airman, was responsible for carrying a sack of salt as her family’s currency to trade for vegetables and beans, as they made their dangerous journey through the woodlands to a refugee camp in Northern Uganda. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes
VIRIN: 170222-F-HB697-332.JPG
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