Santa Barbara native Marine deployed to Afghanistan

Santa Barbara native Corporal Enrique Gonzalez seen below on the left is currently serving as a postal clerk with his unit. He is seen setting up the mobile post office as Cpl. Shawn Gaffney, center, disbursing agent, and Sgt. Robert Stone, Morale, Welfare and Recreational specialist, all part of the Warfighter Express Services team, set up a mobile exchange inside an empty shipping container aboard Forward Operating Base Sabit Qadam, Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 7, 2014. The WES teams travel throughout Regional Command (Southwest) every couple of weeks to set up a temporary mobile exchange, post office and disbursing station for Marines and sailors aboard different FOBs in order to ensure the service members have the items they need.

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