Posted: 02.19.2010 01:36
KABUL, Afghanistan – Clearance operations continue and are still meeting with some resistance, more so in Marjah than in Nad-e Ali. IED’s remain the main threat to the combined force, with some intense small-arms engagements still occurring.
Afghan and British forces are pressing on with clearing operations in Nad-e Ali and the South Bolan [...]
Photos by Lance Cpl. James W. Clark
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An Afghan boy stands near Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, after his father asked them for aid in treating his son’s fever Feb. 17 in Marjah, Afghanistan. Several days after coalition forces launched an assault against insurgents [...]
This is an excellent presentation - and extremely informative.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]