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Photo Friday: “Providing security during patrol”

A U.S. Marine with Bravo Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division (Forward), provides security during a patrol of the local area in Southern Trek Nawa, Afghanistan, Aug. 09, 2010. The Marines and sailors of Company B are currently conducting … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Combat Dash”

During a firefight with Taliban militants U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Christie, of Washington, Ind. with 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines sprints down an irrigation canal to a location to launch his rocket in Nawa district, Helmand … Continue reading

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GI killed in Cambodia awarded Medal of Honor

story by: Mark S. Smith – The Associated Press photo courtesy of: US Army Leslie Sabo’s Vietnam War ended in the flash of his own grenade, hurled at an enemy bunker in Cambodia to save surrounded comrades. Forty years later … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Buzz SAW”

A U.S. Marine from Bravo Company of the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines fires his weapon at Taliban fighters in Marjah in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan on February 22, 2010. photo courtesy of: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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Exclusive combat award for Marjah Marine

A company commander involved in last year’s assault on the Taliban stronghold of Marjah has been named the Marine Corps’ next Leftwich Trophy recipient for his courage and outstanding leadership in combat. Capt. Ryan Sparks of Camp Lejeune, N.C., a … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Protectors of Marjah”

Lance Cpl. Chris Sanderson and Sgt. Travis Dawson (front), from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district, Helmand province, on … Continue reading

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New HBO documentary: Battle for Marjah

“THE BATTLE FOR MARJAH,” THE HARROWING STORY OF THE U.S. MARINES’ BATTLE TO LIBERATE A KEY AFGHANISTAN TOWN, DEBUTS FEB. 17 ON HBO Filmmaker Ben Anderson Spent Two Months Embedded With American Forces Waging War On The Taliban In February … Continue reading

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