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5 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni and Helmand provinces - Khaama Press
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:55:00 GMT

Khaama Press

5 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni and Helmand provinces
Khaama Press
Taliban rebels killed At least five Taliban militants were killed following military operations by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in southeastern Ghazni and Southern Helmand provinces. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said at least three of the ...



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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Sorrow, Memory, and the End of the Helmand Campaign - War on the Rocks
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:33:28 GMT

War on the Rocks

Sorrow, Memory, and the End of the Helmand Campaign
War on the Rocks
As I watched the American, British and NATO flags come down at Camp Leatherneck, marking an end to NATO combat operations in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province, a hollow feeling filled my chest. This reaction surprised me. I have been a critic of ...
Final Marines back from Helmand provinceOCRegister
1-star has confidence in Afghan security after leaving HelmandArmyTimes.com
Marines to return from Afghanistan's Helmand province ThursdayMarines.mil (press release)

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The Lessons of the Dead in Helmand - War on the Rocks
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:03:53 GMT

War on the Rocks

The Lessons of the Dead in Helmand
War on the Rocks
Once in Helmand, however, descriptions of combat operations take center stage. In 2009, the British campaign was reaching a crisis point; they went on to suffer 106 fatalities that year (16 of which were Welsh Guardsmen) and a further 103 the next.



Continued violence in Helmand elicits disillusionment, fear as coalition departs - Stars and Stripes
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 03:04:48 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Continued violence in Helmand elicits disillusionment, fear as coalition departs
Stars and Stripes
The massive base, which has been a fixture in Helmand for most of the coalition's war, hosted the headquarters of Regional Command Southwest and as many as 40,000 personnel at its height. “The formal end of U.K. combat operations in Afghanistan marks ...
As Coalition Departs Helmand, Fear and Disillusionment RemainMilitary.com
Marines complete operations in Afghanistan, depart Helmand provinceHi-Desert Star
Afghans Assume Control of Helmand BasesFEDweek
WalesOnline -U-T San Diego -BBC News
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Marines, Brits Turn Over Helmand Bases to Afghan Forces - Department of Defense
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:54:14 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Marines, Brits Turn Over Helmand Bases to Afghan Forces
Department of Defense
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2014 – U.S. Marines and service members from the United Kingdom left Regional Command Southwest in Afghanistan's Helmand province today, turning their facilities over to the Afghan security forces.
Last of US Marines Leave Afghanistan's Helmand ProvinceWall Street Journal
Last Marines leave Helmand provinceU-T San Diego
Afghan forces prepare to fight alone as foreign troops leaveReuters
NPR (blog) -The Atlantic -Washington Post
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Family of Afghan officer slain by Taliban reveal hell of life in Helmand - Daily Mail
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:51:25 GMT

Daily Mail

Family of Afghan officer slain by Taliban reveal hell of life in Helmand
Daily Mail
The top police officer in Helmand has attacked Britain and America for destroying key equipment in their 'hurry' to leave Afghanistan - and accused western forces of leaving too soon. As death rates for Afghan forces soar in the wake of the Nato ...
4 Taliban militants following premature car bombing in HelmandKhaama Press
Afghanistan: 16 Taliban Militants Killed, 2 Others Injured in Helmand ProvinceFars News Agency

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Helmand Return: A photographic exhibition by Robert Wilson - Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:26:09 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Helmand Return: A photographic exhibition by Robert Wilson
Telegraph.co.uk
During the first few weeks of October, you may have spotted a few odd-looking billboards and posters across your cities and towns. Rather than advertising a product or company, they were part of an art exhibition depicting the everyday life of British ...



After Afghanistan: What next for the troops? - Mail & Guardian Online
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:10:22 GMT

The Guardian

After Afghanistan: What next for the troops?
Mail & Guardian Online
The last US Marine unit and last British combat forces were airlifted out of their former regional headquarters in Helmand province in Afghanistan on Monday, a symbolic end to more than a decade of US-led fighting against the Taliban. The withdrawal of ...
Marines and British troops end mission in HelmandTheDay.com
Marines leave Afghanistan after tough war yearsWashington Times
US and British forces leave Afghanistan's Helmand Camp LeatherneckBaltimore Sun

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Never mind crabs; in Baltimore, try Afghan food - Wausau Daily Herald
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:49:35 GMT

Wausau Daily Herald

Never mind crabs; in Baltimore, try Afghan food
Wausau Daily Herald
And as much as I enjoyed the company of my dining companions on my two visits, next time I go back to The Helmand, I am not sharing aushak with anyone. (Fortunately it comes as an entree as well as an appetizer, and can also be ordered vegetarian or ...

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