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Opinion
I Deployed Twice To Helmand, I Can’t Believe Marines Are Going Back
As 300 Marines head to Helmand province, Afghanistan, history seems ready to repeat itself with the same tragic results.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Nathanial Fink (left), a light-armored vehicle driver with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, and 19-year-old native of Neenah, Wis., and Lance Cpl. Garrett Camacho, a food service specialist with Headquarter and Service Company, and 19-year-old native of Fredericksburg, Va., dispose of trash in a burn pit.
News
DoD Isn’t Doing Enough To Understand Burn Pit Exposure Effects, Report Says
The Government Accountability Office says the Pentagon hasn’t made enough progress in the last five years.
NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan. U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, fire mortar rounds at suspected Taliban fighting positions during Operation Mountain Fire, in the village of Barge Matal in eastern Nuristan province, Afghanistan, July 12.
History
Watch: 15 Years Of War In Afghanistan, A Timeline
This month marks the 15th anniversary of the start of the Afghan War, which is still being fought.
Marines kneel down beside the battlefield cross to pay their final respects to Sgt. Bradley Atwell during a memorial ceremony, Sept. 20, 2012.
Opinion
We’re Still Fighting In Afghanistan And No One Cares
Oct. 7 marks the anniversary of the start of the War in Afghanistan. It’s still going, but no one is paying attention anymore.
Spc. Jeremiah Carter, from Mooresville, Ind., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, conducts a dismounted presence patrol with his unit June 2, 2013 near Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
News
Seventh US Service Member Killed In Afghanistan This Year
A U.S. service member was killed by an IED on Tuesday while on foot patrol with Afghan forces engaged in an ongoing offensive against ISIS.
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Humor
The 6 Types Of Contractors You Encounter Overseas
Anyone who has deployed has seen these people roaming around.