Thursday, February 18, 2010
KABUL — Two Taliban shadow governors from northern Afghanistan have been arrested by Pakistani authorities, an Afghan official told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The reported arrests occurred about the same time as the capture of the Afghan Taliban’s No. 2 figure, who was apprehended in the Pakistani city of Karachi. [...]
Teufelhunden Battalion Continues Marjah Operation
Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs
Photos by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde
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Corporal Jason Ducote, a fireteam leader with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment uses the scope of his rifle to check out suspicious activity while [...]
U.S. Soldiers from 4th Battalion 23rd Infantry Regiment Bravo Company First Platoon (2nd Inf. Div.) conduct a disruption patrol and take contact from enemy insurgents in support of Operation Moshtarak, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, February 13, 2010. Produced by Tech Sgt. Rodolfo Castro. Operation Moshtarak, RCS2010
Army Aviation Plays Key ‘Moshtarak’ Role
By Army Staff Sgt. Aubree Clute
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan - When Operation Moshtarak kicked off here Feb. 13, Army helicopter crews from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade inserted nearly 300 Marines and Afghan security forces into Marja, Afghanistan, under cover of darkness.
UH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47F Chinooks and AH-64 Apaches from [...]
Talks to a Reuters TV reporter about the status of Operation Moshtarak, the conditions for the service members in the operation and the accomplishments reached so far in the operation. Part 1 of 2. Afghanistan.
Talks to a Reuters TV reporter about the level of insurgents still in Afghanistan, civilian casualties during an air strike, the [...]
This wonderful story was sent to me this morning by my friend RonD. There is much meaning in this story, especially if you read it carefully and let the important parts of life sink in. Pay attention to the last line….it’s so true!
I dedicate this post to my son, LibNotJr……a truly good and caring man. [...]
KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 17) - The military phase of Operation Moshtarak remains on track. The insurgents are tactically adept, have resilience and are cunning, so continued tactical patience on the part of the combined force is important. Mining is significant in areas, and the combined force must be very deliberate in its movement in order [...]
1st Lt. Joseph Reney briefs the media on day four of Operation Moshtarak in the city of Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Operation Moshtarak,
• 1st Lt. Joseph Reney (US), Spokesperson / Public Affairs Officer
Lt. Col. Dietz talks to a KNSD-TV reporter about current operations in Afghanistan, the assistance coalition forces are receiving from Afghan [...]
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Harold Moore and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. answer questions during a press conference at the conclusion of the American Citizenship Trust National Freedom ceremony in Montevallo, Ala., Feb. 15, 2010. Moore, who was portrayed by Mel Gibson in the movie “We Were [...]
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Photos by Lance Cpl. James W. Clark
Editor’s note: the captions available with these high definition photos (click twice to enlarge) provide few names for the Marines included, so we’ve limited the usual captions to save space. Click once on the picture and then again to enlarge the picture significantly. Thank you - LibNotSr.
Lance Cpl. [...]
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