Marine Gives Life Trying to Save Afghan Policeman
Sgt. Mark Fayloga
Lance Cpl. Joshua S. Leventhal, a grenadier with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, completes Sgt. Joe L. Wrightsman’s battlefield cross by placing boots and identification tags on the monument during a memorial service at Patrol Base Jaker, Afghanistan, July 30. Wrightsman died supporting combat [...]
Death of an American Hero: Lance Cpl. Garrett Gamble, Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Helmand Province, Afghanistan
It is the policy of this rather inconsequential web site NOT to report the casualty figures or names of our men and women killed in action in the military. Sadly, I must make an exception to our [...]
Video by Sgt. Jennifer Calaway, USMC
• 1st Lt. Aran Walsh (USMC)
• Gunnery Sgt. Larry Trimmer (USMC)
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 [...]
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.
Marines Near Marjah Hold First Meeting With Elders, Kill Taliban Attackers
Story and photos by Sgt. Brian Tuthill
Posted: 02.20.2010 11:45
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HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A patrol of Marines and Sailors of Combined Anti-Armor Team 1 and Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, held [...]
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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Photos by Lance Cpl. James W. Clark
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Lance Cpl. [...]