Gen. McChrystal Awards Four Silver Stars for Valor
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NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan U.S. Army Capt. Christopher B. Cordova, from Mechanicsville, Md., with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, receives a Silver Star for exceptional valor from U.S. Army Gen. Stanley A. [...]
Blue Diamond Marines Partner With Security Forces for Afghanistan’s Future
Story by Sgt. Dean Davis
Posted: 04.11.2010 04:21
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CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan –
The 1st Marine Division (Forward) recently arrived in southern Afghanistan and wasted no time gaining ground in operations here.
Arriving in [...]
Soldiers Conduct Operation Bayonet Kaman
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Col. James Johnson, commander of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team speaks with 1st Lt. Kirsten Miller as she takes notes regarding various aspects of the bazaar she is patrolling in the village of Powraq, [...]
U.S. Soldiers MIA from Vietnam War Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of four U.S. servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and returned to their families for burial [...]
5 valor medals to spec ops team
By Amy McCullough - Staff writer
Posted : Friday Apr 9, 2010 18:54:22 EDT
In northern Afghanistan, where U.S. and allied forces are in short supply, you don’t have to go far to find the bad guys. So the members of Marine Special Operations Team 5 were on high alert as [...]
Corps makes progress on LAV upgrades
By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer
Posted : Saturday Apr 10, 2010 9:04:01 EDT
The Corps is on the verge of completing significant upgrades to the Light Armored Vehicle, with new armor, safer crew cabins and better seats in planning and development this year.
The LAV-25, comprising 400 of the Corps’ 870-plus LAV [...]
MOSCOW (AP) - Polish President and his wife died Saturday along with 130 others when their plane crashed while coming in for a landing in western Russia, officials said. The story continues here.
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Osprey Crash in Afghanistan Kills 3 Troops, Civilian
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2010 – A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey crashed in southern Afghanistan late last night, killing three U.S. servicemembers, one civilian employee and injuring numerous other servicemembers.
The cause of the crash is unknown, officials with NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said.
Officials said [...]
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