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    On Patrol

    A local Afghan goat farmer directs his herd around a convoy with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment in the Garmsir district, Sept. 20, 2011. From Sept. 19 to 24, elements from Bravo and Hotel Company  [Read more...]

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    1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment

    CURRENT Mission: 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, recently deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan. Their mission is to partner with the Afghan National Security Forces and conduct counterinsurgency operations in Garmsir, focusing on protecting the population,  [Read more...]

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    Unbreakable

    SOUTHERN SHORSURAK, Afghanistan – Cpl. Matt Garst should be dead. Few people survive stepping on an improvised explosive device. Even fewer walk away the same day after directly absorbing the force of the blast, but  [Read more...]

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    A Chance to Earn

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, Afghanistan – Aghalda’s father died 11 years ago. He’s the youngest of three brothers. One brother is in prison, the other moved away to start a family of his own. Helmand  [Read more...]

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    Afghans Helping Afghans

    AYNAK SCHOOL, Afghanistan — As squads of Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers marched their way past the line of small Afghan stores, shopkeeper Mohammad Wali wondered what was happening. It could have been just  [Read more...]

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    Birth of a Motto

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, Afghanistan — The phrase, “every Marine a rifleman” is so overused it’s gone from motto to cliché, but if Cpl. Eric Ramirez has his way a new battle cry will emerge  [Read more...]

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    Marines Strike Again

    HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Marines and sailors of Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, battled Taliban insurgents Feb. 9  after conducting a successful helicopter-borne assault to seize a key intersection east of the insurgent stronghold city  [Read more...]

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    Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan

    Task Force Leatherneck Mission: To conduct counter-insurgency operations in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces and support the expansion of security and legitimate governance.

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    Fallujah – Looking Back at the Fury

    Marines Magazine is proud to acknowledge the passing of five years since the Battle of Fallujah, arguably the fiercest combat Marines have seen since the Vietnam War. As time passes, more and more Marines only read or hear about this event as history.