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 [...]
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.
Forces in Afghanistan Arrest Bomb Maker
American Forces Press Service
KABUL, Feb. 24, 2010 – A combined Afghan and international security force arrested a suspected bomb maker after discovering an explosives cache in Afghanistan’s Helmand province yesterday as part of Operation Moshtarak.
The cache consisted of more than 100 pounds of explosive, 220 pounds of ammonium nitrate, an [...]
Diamondbacks Keep the Ace of Spades in Play; V/STOL Broadens Aviation Capabilities
Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Samuel Nasso
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CAMP DWYER, Helmand province, Afghanistan – A streak of white appears in the blue sky as an ear-numbing sound shrieks behind it. The gravel and sand on the [...]
Marines, Afghan Soldiers Patrol Marjah
Photos by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde
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Lance Cpl. Ryan Hogan, a rifleman with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, leaps over an irrigation canal while on a patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2010. The Marines and soldiers from the Afghan [...]
This edition features stories on Soldiers providing security on roads in Afghanistan to ensure delivery of supplies for Operation Moshtarak and the Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team and Afghanistan contractors giving compensation pay to local Afghans for damages caused during a local road construction project. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Michael Jackson.
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Capt. Brian Gerschutz, talks to a military reporter about the AV-8B Harrier and Marine operators using the Harrier’s unique contribution to support warfighters on the ground as part of Operation Moshtarak in the city of Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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