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DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Rotation to Afghanistan
The Department of Defense announced today the alert of replacement forces scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The announcement involves two brigades of Army National Guard consisting of approximately 7,000 personnel.
Story by Staff Sgt. Jimmy Norris
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U.S. Army Capt. Faamao Umali (left) and U.S. Army Sgt. Stacy Hector, both Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, U.S. Army Capt. Cherie Skilinski and U.S. Army Capt. Jill Glasnapp, Headquarters, 3rd Brigade [...]
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KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Lethal, return fire after their patrol is attacked by anti-Afghan forces in the Tantil [...]
Forces in Afghanistan Kill, Capture Militants
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2010 - Afghan and coalition forces killed a senior Taliban operative, detained numerous suspected insurgents and seized weapons and drugs in recent operations, military officials in Kabul reported.
In the Chak-e Wardak district of Wardak province today, Afghan and international forces captured a suspected Taliban [...]
2nd Platoon, Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer in Kunar Province
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U.S. Army Spc. Ryan J. Watts of Lebannon, Ohio, a medic with 2nd Platoon, Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, takes a photo of [...]
Off to war again for 1st Marine Division
By Gidget Fuentes - Staff writer
Posted : Friday Mar 5, 2010 7:37:57 EST
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — With its first groups of Marines leaving home Friday for the military surge into Afghanistan, the 1st Marine Division gathered this week to honor its combat heritage and march off again to [...]
Talks to a Reuters TV reporter about the current status of Operation Moshtarak in Afghanistan, the use of improvised explosive devices by insurgents, how they can tell if they are gaining the trust of the Afghan civilians and the Afghanistan government working to lower narcotic production
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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.
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