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 [...]
Marines in the Helmand province pushing out the Taliban, NATO forces adapting to inventive attacks from their enemies, one unit of Marines ending their tour in Afghanistan, celebrities entertaining the troops as part of the USO tour, and a husband and wife who both serve as Apache helicopter pilots.
Video by Travis Sauls - right click [...]
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense today announced the deployment of approximately 16,000 additional forces to Afghanistan, the initial elements of the 30,000 troops authorized by President Obama on Nov. 30. An infantry battalion task force, with approximately 1,500 Marines, from Camp Lejeune, N.C., will deploy later this month. Regimental Combat Team-2, headquartered [...]
Yes, this story has been around for awhile, but when friend and business associate, MikeH sent this in I couldn’t resist.
A United States Marine was attending some college courses
between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and
Afghanistan. One of the courses had a professor who was an avowed
atheist, and a member of the ACLU.
One day [...]
Marines in Helmand province, Afghanistan, patrolling to uncover insurgents and build good relationships with local villagers in Koshtay, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Scenes include Marines patrolling on foot and a Marine talking to a military reporter about the goals of their operations. Produced by Marine Cpl. Aaron Rooks.
Marines in Helmand province, Afghanistan, patrolling their area of [...]
Not Many … but Much: ANGLICO Marines Help U.K. Hold Northern Post
2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade
Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Rooks
PLEASE SEE PICTURES AT BOTTOM OF PAGE
LASHKAR GAH, HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – The evening began with a small group of U.S. Marines and U.K. soldiers gathered around a campfire of dimly-lit candles and a teapot [...]
Air-Ground Team Airlifts Newest Howitzers in Historic First
(see photos at bottom of article)
Story and photos by Sgt. Christopher R. Rye
CAMP DWYER, Helmand Province, Afghanistan – In a historic combat first, Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Combat Logistics Battalion 8 and 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment worked together to air lift two M777A2 lightweight [...]
Regimental Combat Team 3
Story and photos by Gunnery Sgt. Chris W. Cox
Click to enlarge photos at the bottom of this page.
Marines investigate insurgents’ underground highway
FORWARD OPERATING BASE DELARAM, Nimruz province, Afghanistan – Some people go cave exploring for fun, but when there is a possibility of stumbling on explosive materials, an armed enemy or [...]
Unique Convoy Reaches Marines at Remote Outposts
Regimental Combat Team 3
Story by Cpl. Daniel Flynn
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – When Marines and Sailors are deployed in remote locations, they don’t take much for granted. The basic hygiene items that most people just pick up at the local convenience store are not always readily available for these [...]
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. William Medina, an amphibious assault vehicle crewman, provides security during a census patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Aug. 18, 2009. Delta Company, 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion and civil affairs group Marines, deployed with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, are talking with the local populace in order to understand their conditions [...]
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