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Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...beautiful thing."Carpenter was barely 21 years old when he was assigned to guard a patrol base in a small village in Helmand province. That's where he and Lance Cpl. Nicholas Eufrazio were assigned to provide security from a rooftop post, their...
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The long haul is over

...detonated under him while on foot patrol on Jan 16, 2012, near a Marine patrol base in the Sangin District in the Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.He lost three limbs (both legs and left arm), his right eye and sustained a traumatic...
Suicide attack kills 41 at Afghan mosque

...insider attack in two days. On Wednesday, two British service members and an Afghan policeman were gunned down in Helmand province.Before Thursday's assault, 53 foreigners attached to the U.S.-led coalition had been killed in attacks...
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Kodiak Marine chaplain stays on front lines

...lifesaver.Williams is serving a one-year tour as an overseas chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 7 in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.This is Williams' second overseas tour in a war zone - he served in Iraq from 2007 to 2008 - and the work he does...
What might have been in Afghanistan

...the self-contained American compound U.S. aid workers built in the 1950s and 1960s when they were working in Helmand province on never-completed agricultural projects.Ironically, Afghans still remember those Americans fondly, and were...
Falcons Saturday football game will honor military

...improvised explosive device (IED) exploded under him while he was investigating a threat on a Marine base in the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. McRae lost both legs, left arm and right eye.The fundraiser proceeds will go towards...
Are Afghan forces ready to go it alone?

...responsibility to providing security in three districts in Helmand province - Marja, Nad Ali and Nawa - as well as Balkh, Daikondi...According to Mohammad Gulab Mangal, the governor of Helmand province, "when responsibility for security in Lashkar Gah...
Panetta assures Afghans of full probe into video

...former Taliban strongholds in southern Afghanistan.Their unit, the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, returned from Helmand province to its home base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., last September. Marine officials said that a battalion officer confirmed...
Juneau Marine seriously injured by roadside bomb blast

...Operating Base Edinburgh in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan; the British...northwest of the capital of the Helmand Province; Bagram Air Base in the the Sangin District in the Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.No...
Recipes for a reason

...technician, was wounded in action last month when an improvised explosive device was detonated under him in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. Both of his legs and his left arm were amputated, and he suffered brain damage and injuries to...


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