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U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan After Tough War Years

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marines are putting America's longest war behind them. They are pulling up stakes in the patch of Afghan desert known as Helma...

Report: 2 U.S. Marines Killed In Afghanistan Attack

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Heavily armed insurgents attacked a British air base in southern Afghanistan Friday, killing two U.S. Marines and wounding several ...

6 Marines Reportedly Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

HONOLULU — All six Marines killed in the crash of a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan were based in Hawaii, a Hawaii congresswoman said Friday. Th...

PHOTOS: Life As A Marine In Southern Afghanistan

AP | By BRENNAN LINSLEY | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

By BRENNAN LINSLEY, Associated Press PATROL BASE 302, Afghanistan -- One small U.S. Marine base in southern Afghanistan is surrounded on three side...

Matt Garst Steps On IED, Absorbs Blast, Walks Away As Fellow Marines Stare In Disbelief In Afghanistan

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a story sure to become a recruiting legend for the Marines, Cpl. Matt Garst cheated death in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive...

Afghanistan: Marines Rough It In Helmand Province

newsobserver.com | By CHUCK LIDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Helmand Province, Afghanistan -- It's not even officially winter here at FOB Hassanabad, yet temperatures routinely fall below freezing at night....

US Marines Launch Large Offensive In Afghanistan

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — U.S. Marines swooped down behind Taliban lines in helicopters and Osprey aircraft Friday in the first offensive since President Barack O...

U.S. Marines Fight With Little Aid From Afghans

nytimes.com | RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KHAN NESHIN, Afghanistan American Marines secured this desolate village in southern Afghanistan nearly two months ago, and last week they were fortify...

Kunduz Attack: 4 NATO Soldiers Killed In Northern Afghanistan

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Bombs and bullets killed seven American troops on Monday, the deadliest day for U.S. forces in Afghanistan in nearly a year _ and a sign...

Top Marine: Time For His Troops To Leave Iraq, Enter Afghanistan

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Iraq is stable enough to allow the roughly 22,000 U.S. Marines there to withdraw, the service's top general said Friday. "The time...