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On Patrol in Marjah: Watchers

July 2010

While patrolling the footpaths of Marjah, a platoon from Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines looks out for Taliban spotters on motorcycles and suspects they may be phoning information to a local elder even while the Marines are visiting his compound.

On Patrol in Marjah: Ambushes

July 2010

While on patrol in north Marjah, Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines came under repeated attack from the same location. Finally, they decide to set an ambush—but, later in the day, the Marines find they are the ones taken by surprise.

Our Deepest Sympathies

July 2010

When a young girl severely wounded by an IED is brought to the gate of their compound, the Navy Hospital Corpsmen of Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines struggle to keep her alive until a helicopter can come to medevac her out.

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Kristin

on February 27, 2011

Marjah patrols

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