Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Photo: U.S. Marine Sgt. Bryan Early, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, leads his squad of Marines to the next compound while patrolling in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. Early is responsible for planning the squad's patrols, the safety of his Marines, and achieving his commander's intent, before, during, and after an operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Long)

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, four Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment share a little bit about themselves and how the war has shaped their lives.
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Mission Ready

Follow U.S. Army Spc. Dequane Landrum as he offers a glimpse into his life as a small arms repairer deployed to Afghanistan.
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Photo: U.S. soldiers with 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division engage in a basketball tournament on Christmas Day at Forward Operating Base Clark, Afghanistan, Dec. 25, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Amber Stephens / Released)

U.S. soldiers work on their fitness while playing basketball during a tournament on Forward Operating Base Clark, Afghanistan, Dec. 25, 2013.
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Building Afghan Leaders

Soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment teach Afghan senior NCOs the skills needed to be an effective leader on the battlefield.
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The Newcomer

New U.S. Army Pvt. Ileana Salguero interacts with her new “family” by providing morale boosters for them as they return from deployment.
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