February 18, 2010

Teufelhunden Battalion Continues Marjah Operation


Cpl. Jason Ducote, a fireteam leader with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment uses the scope of his rifle to check out suspicious activity while Pfc. Jacob Cooper, an assaultman also with 3rd Platoon, provides security on the outskirts of Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 14. Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to rid Marjah of Taliban presence and intimidation. Photo by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde



Seaman Beau Chandler, a hospitalman and Petty Officer 3rd Class Bradley Erickson, a corpsman, both with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment relax after a patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 14. Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to rid Marjah of Taliban presence and intimidation. Photo by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde



Cpl. Jason Ducote, a fireteam leader with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, points out suspicious activity while Pfc. Jacob Cooper, an assaultman also with 3rd Platoon, checks it out with the scope of his rifle on the outskirts of Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 14. The Marines and Afghan national army soldiers have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to rid Marjah of Taliban presence and intimidation. Photo by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde



Marines from 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, share a light-hearted moment before entering Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 15. The Marines and Afghan national army soldiers have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to rid Marjah of Taliban presence and intimidation. Photo by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde



Marines from 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 16. During the patrol, the Marines found a large cache of improvised explosive device-making materials, which were later destroyed during a controlled detonation. Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers have been conducting Operation Moshtarak to rid Marjah of Taliban presence and intimidation. Photo by Lance Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde

No comments: