THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
BY KEVIN KEEN
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
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irst I heard the hoofs, clacking on the pavement. I looked outside our Buenos Aires
apartment. Down on the street were uniformed service people on horseback.
They were headed to a military parade and ceremony commemorating Argentina’s
Independence Day, July 9.
Kevin Keen is an FS family member in Buenos Aires, where his FSO spouse is on his first tour.
Kevin works remotely for the Switzerland-based Global Fund and has lived in Ecuador, Argentina
and Switzerland. Previously a television news reporter, he is familiar with the video medium,
but is now venturing into photography with his Canon Rebel T3i, used to take this photo. South
America, he says, has limitless opportunities to practice picture taking.