Photos by Lance Cpl. James W. Clark
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Lance Cpl. [...]
Troops: Strict war rules slow Marjah offensive
By Alfred de Montesquiou and Deb Riechmann - The Associated Press
Posted : Monday Feb 15, 2010 15:08:51 EST
MARJAH, Afghanistan — Some American and Afghan troops say they’re fighting the latest offensive in Afghanistan with a handicap — strict rules that routinely force them to hold their fire.
Although details of [...]
Talks to a CNN (and Fox News below) reporter about day three of Operation Moshtarak, a military offensive in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Operation Moshtarak.
Talks to a Fox News reporter about day three of Operation Moshtarak, a military offensive in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Operation Moshtarak.
ISAF Joint Command
Posted: 02.15.2010 02:06
KABUL, Afghanistan - The clearing phase of operation Moshtarak continued yesterday, with the combined forces conducting a number of mounted and dismounted patrols. Elements of the combined force have been engaged in periodic small arms fire fights, and a number of insurgents have been either killed or detained. The combined [...]
USMC photos by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde
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Soldiers from the Afghan National Army relax after a patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 14, 2010.The ANA soldiers and Marines from 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to eliminate Taliban presence and intimidation from [...]
• 1st Lt. Joseph Reney (US), Spokesperson/Public Affairs Officer, RCT-7, MEB-Afghanistan
Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs
Story by Lance Cpl. Walter Marino
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HELMAND PROVINCE, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan –Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, worked tirelessly from early [...]
KABUL, Afghanistan - Operation Moshtarak, the Afghan-led initiative to assert government authority in the centre of Helmand province has completed its first day of “clearing” operations.
The Feb. 13 air insertion over Central Helmand included helicopters, A-10s, Tornadoes and C-130 Hercules aircraft. The waves of aircraft-borne troop insertions of Afghan national army, United States and United [...]