Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs
Photos by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde
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Lance Cpl. Chris Ducharme, a mortarman with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, carefully crosses a stream while on a patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2010. Marines and Afghan [...]
‘SUPREME ARROGANCE’: LIZ CHENEY CALLS RECONCILIATION ‘DANGEROUS AS AN EXERCISE IN DEMOCRACY’
“Its absolutely clear that people don’t support the bill.”
All photos by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez
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Afghan soldiers and U.S. Soldiers with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment patrol during Operation Helmand Spider in Badula Qulp, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. [...]
Part One - “Operation Moshtarak” about Estonian, Afghan and British soldiers preparing for the start of Operation Moshtarak in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The three part series on Operation Moshtarak (‘together’ in Dari) gives an inside look at one of ISAF’s biggest counter-insurgency operations since the fall of the Taliban. Video Journalist Josh Fortune [...]
Official U.S. Marine Corps Photos by Cpl. Albert F. Hunt.
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Afghan National Army soldiers talk to shop owners as U.S. Marines, not shown, with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, pay for damages done during a clearing effort [...]
General McChrystal talks to a military reporter about what is being accomplished in Operation Moshtarak, military efforts to reduce civilian casualties, establishing credibility with the Afghan people as a counter-insurgency technique, what comes after Operation Moshtarak and where coalition forces will move after this operation, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, is over.
Brig. Gen. Ben Hodges Interviewed For PBS News Hour Program About Operation Moshtarak
Talks to PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer about the battle for the city of Marjah in Afghanistan, what the military has learned about the tactics of the insurgents during Operation Moshtarak and the reactions of the Afghan citizens to the operation. Part [...]
Boehner Tells Obama to His Face That His Health-Care Proposal Uses Tax Dollars for Abortion; Obama Dismisses Boehner’s Statement as ‘Talking Points’
By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) told President Barack Obama to his face at Thursday’s health care summit that the president’s new health care proposal, which is [...]
Col. Newman talks to a military reporter about a flag raising over the city of Marjah and what it means for his Marines and the Afghanistan people in the region. Operation Moshtarak.
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