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Posts Tagged ‘Taliban’

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    Q & A: Gunnery Sgt. Christopher J. Clookey

    Gunnery Sgt. Christopher J. Clookey was no stranger to danger during his deployment to Afghanistan in the spring of 2008. In a span of three days, Clookey and his Marines with Company A, 1st Battalion,  [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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    Operation Cobra’s Anger

    Marines clear Taliban stronghold NOW ZAD, Afghanistan — Once an urban district and home to thousands, “The Greens,” an area within the Now Zad region of Afghanistan, quickly became a ghost town when Taliban fighters  [Read more…]

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    A Showdown in Helmand Province

    Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, were hooking and jabbing in Afghanistan, setting the tone for future operations in the Helmand Province.