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Navy Cross awarded to Marine for Helmand counterattack: 'We stand our ground' - Stars and Stripes
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:19:45 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Navy Cross awarded to Marine for Helmand counterattack: 'We stand our ground'
Stars and Stripes
Gunnery Sgt. Brian C. Jacklin, 32, will be awarded the Navy Cross on Thursday at Camp Pendleton, becoming the eighth person in the Marine Special Operations Command to receive the honor since the unit was formed in 2006.

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British soldiers left 'dangerously exposed' in Helmand due to poor decision ... - Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:03:19 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

British soldiers left 'dangerously exposed' in Helmand due to poor decision ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The Committee noted there had been improvements in decision-making in recent years. However they added: “We are not convinced that decision-makers today are necessarily better – informed than they were in Helmand, or when making decisions about ...
God and Man and the Hell of WarNational Review Online

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Clashes cut off electricity supply to Helmand and Kandahar - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:18:29 GMT

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Clashes cut off electricity supply to Helmand and Kandahar
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Helmand and Kandahar power supply halted According to reports the main electricity supply in southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces have been cut off due to clashes between the Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents. The officials in Da ...
Clashes with Taliban halt supply of power in south Afghanistanswissinfo.ch

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Search for former Marine's dog expands - U-T San Diego
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:52 GMT

U-T San Diego

Search for former Marine's dog expands
U-T San Diego
Melnick worked in motor transport for the Marine Corps, a job that in 2011 took her to Afghanistan's Helmand Province. An accident there left her with a traumatic brain injury and PTSD. After she left the service in 2013, she bought the 12-week-old ...

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Rebecca's War Dog of the Week: Camp Lejeune Kennels Named in fallen ... - Foreign Policy (blog)
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:08:23 GMT

Foreign Policy (blog)

Rebecca's War Dog of the Week: Camp Lejeune Kennels Named in fallen ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
In July 2012, Marine Sgt. Joshua Ashley was KIA in Helmand Province, Afghanistan after stepping on an IED during a combat operation. (His dog Sirius was not in the attack.) On March 27, the 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion's MWD kennel facility at his ...

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Lynsey Addario – It's What I Do - British Journal of Photography
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:08:19 GMT

British Journal of Photography

Lynsey Addario – It's What I Do
British Journal of Photography
United States Navy doctors and corpsmen pay their respects to Lance Cpl. Jonathan A Taylor, 22, minutes after he was pronounced dead at Dwyer Base in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on December 1, 2009. American soldiers on a battalion-wide mission ...

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Marine Corps Times reporter to receive award - Marine Corps Times
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:51:31 GMT

Marine Corps Times

Marine Corps Times reporter to receive award
Marine Corps Times
Marine Corps Times staff writer Hope Hodge Seck has been recognized by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation for a 2014 story about the dangers Afghan and Iraqi interpreters face after working with Marines. Seck was selected to receive the Heritage ...



What Marines did in Helmand province - U-T San Diego
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 02:52:00 GMT

U-T San Diego

What Marines did in Helmand province
U-T San Diego
Before their departure out of Afghanistan, Brig Gen Daniel D. Yoo spoke to the Marines about their historic role as being one of the last Marines out of Camp Leatherneck in Helmand Province. — Nelvin C. Cepeda / UT San Diego/Twitter @NelCepeda ...

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Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100 - AsiaOne
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:13:29 GMT

AsiaOne

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100
AsiaOne
TalibantMilitants.jpg. Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100. Taliban militants stand handcuffed and with their faces covered near seized explosives as they are displayed to the media at the police headquarters in Helmand province ...
Suicide bomber kills 22 outside bank in E. Afghanistan: officialshaveeruonline

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The People's Strictly star adds glamour to the South Downs Yomp - Portsmouth News
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:04:10 GMT

Portsmouth News

The People's Strictly star adds glamour to the South Downs Yomp
Portsmouth News
Marine Hollington was caught in a blast in Helmand province, in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Cassidy Little, the winner of the Comic Relief dance special and who lost a leg in Afghanistan, will start the yompers off. Mr Hollington, a former Royal Marine ...


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