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Taliban hangs five in Afghanistan's Helmand as fighting rages - Reuters
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:44:55 GMT

Taliban hangs five in Afghanistan's Helmand as fighting rages
Reuters
But the Taliban's reach in strategic provinces like Helmand has grown since U.S. and allied troops stepped up the pace of their withdrawal, under plans to hand over security to Afghan forces by the end of 2014. British troops closed their last outpost ...
Afghan Special Forces Say In Talks On Deal With Taliban In HelmandBusiness Insider
Taliban executes 5 people over espionage charges in HelmandKhaama Press

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Marines, sailors with Bravo Company conduct security patrol in Helmand ... - DVIDS
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:40:48 GMT

KPBS

Marines, sailors with Bravo Company conduct security patrol in Helmand ...
DVIDS
Corporal David Calle, an assistant patrol leader with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, does a communication check on his radio during a patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 24, 2014. The Marines and sailors will continue to ...
Marines Conduct Security Patrol in AfghanistanMilitary.com
1st Marines return to Pendleton for 'well-deserved break'Stars and Stripes
Marines return after 6 months in Afghanistanfox5sandiego.com
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Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 1 conduct retrograde operation in ... - Marines.mil (press release)
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:35:06 GMT

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 1 conduct retrograde operation in ...
Marines.mil (press release)
Service members with CLB-1 conducted a retrograde operation aboard Patrol Base Boldak, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 14, 2014. The CLB-1 Marines and sailors mounted in Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles before sunrise and convoyed ...

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Photos: What life looks like in Helmand province - Washington Post (blog)
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:29:55 GMT

Photos: What life looks like in Helmand province
Washington Post (blog)
Although Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, has largely been shielded from the violence elsewhere in the province, it still remains a city on edge. International forces have withdrawn, and most consider it too ...



Suicide attack in Helmand injures 16 people including policemen - Khaama Press
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:39:59 GMT

Suicide attack in Helmand injures 16 people including policemen
Khaama Press
Suicide attack Helmand At least 16 people, mostly civilians were injured following a suicide car bombing in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. Local government officials said the incident took place late Saturday in the vicinity of Lashkargah city.



Afghan official: Taliban attack checkpoint in southern Helmand province ... - Fox News
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:05:13 GMT

Fox News

Afghan official: Taliban attack checkpoint in southern Helmand province ...
Fox News
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says Taliban fighters stormed a police checkpoint overnight in southern Helmand province, killing four policemen. Deputy district Governor Mohammad Rassoul says the attack happened in Sangin district and that the ...
NATO airstrike kills Taliban-designated district chief in HelmandKhaama Press
Taliban kill four Afghan policemen in attack in HelmandFrontier Post

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Minnesota Marine is a heavy lifter during Helmand drawdown - DVIDS
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:19:55 GMT

Minnesota Marine is a heavy lifter during Helmand drawdown
DVIDS
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan— During the final year of operations in Helmand province, U.S. forces with Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan, Regional Command (Southwest), are hard at work. While some security force assistance advisors ...
Last Marine regiment departs AfghanistanMilitary Times

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Insider attack leaves 5 policemen dead in Helmand province - Khaama Press
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:02:23 GMT

Insider attack leaves 5 policemen dead in Helmand province
Khaama Press
Afghan police At least five policemen were killed following an insider attack in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place late Thursday night in Greshk district after a policeman ...

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ISAF medical advisors laud Afghan National Security Forces in Helmand province - DVIDS
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:58:54 GMT

ISAF medical advisors laud Afghan National Security Forces in Helmand province
DVIDS
During June, fighting increased across northern Helmand province, challenging the ANSF as International Security Assistance Forces prepare to depart Helmand later this year. As the ANSF have taken the fight to the Taliban, coalition medical advisors ...



Staffordshire Helmand hero Clive gets on his bike for Britain - expressandstar.com
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:54:36 GMT

Staffordshire Helmand hero Clive gets on his bike for Britain
expressandstar.com
Clive Smith was lying on the ground amid a thick cloud of dust after a roadside bomb had exploded in Afghanistan's notorious Helmand Province. Sapper Clive Smith, who lost both his legs in Afghanistan, at his family home in Rugeley Road, Hazel Slade.


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